Diary of a Napa harvest intern – part 5

Pressing in one of the Napa Valley's winery caves

Samantha Cole-Johnson on how life goes on in the winery after the fires. See too this heartfelt video message from the heart of the Napa Valley from our very own Alder Yarrow, originally recorded to coincide with our 20th anniversary. See also Alder this month on how US wine finally embraces politics.

Employees were technically allowed back into our winery the day after evacuation orders as a result of the recent fires here. However, under a red-flag warning and with respirator-recommended air quality, our winemaker and assistant winemaker opted to come in themselves for one round of pumpovers per...