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Packaging Process

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Developing the Calligraphy Wine Package Once we chose a name, we started designing the label and package for Calligraphy. With technology, sustainability, creativity, and imagination, the options for packaging a wine are practically infinite. Just think of all of the decisions that have to be made: from label, closure (cork or screwcap), bottle shape...

Bottling

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Botting Our First Vintage of Calligraphy In late February, we put our first vintage of Calligraphy in the bottle.  The wine had been resting sur lies in barrels for over 15 months, following healthy fermentations.  Pooja and I had been barrel tasting monthly, prior to each topping, and patiently waiting for the wine to...

Winter in the vineyard

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A Wet Winter in the Vineyard Many of you have heard a lot about the historic drenching most of California received this winter firsthand. Even if you don’t live here, you’ve probably become familiar with the term “atmospheric river” that’s all over the national news describing the series of intense storms that have blessed...

NAMING The Wine

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What’s in a Name: How we chose Calligraphy When it came to choosing a name for our wine, instead of using a family name or region, I wanted the name to have a link to art and music, which have been central in my life. I feel a deep connection between winemaking and its...