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  • As if creating a new dry blend of little-known white wines wasn’t enough of a challenge, our winemaker, Markus Niggli, had to come up with a name for our new […]

    Intuition: Behind the Label

    As if creating a new dry blend of little-known white wines wasn’t enough of a challenge, our winemaker, Markus Niggli, had to come up with a name for our new […]

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  • STEVE THE MAVERICK Back in the ‘70s, Lodi was known only for big co-op wineries, producing sweetish jug wine. Then along came Steve Borra. Steve wasn’t interested in following the […]

    Rules. Who needs ‘em?

    STEVE THE MAVERICK Back in the ‘70s, Lodi was known only for big co-op wineries, producing sweetish jug wine. Then along came Steve Borra. Steve wasn’t interested in following the […]

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  • 2012 couldn’t be going much better for us! First, we celebrated our 2008 Red Fusion being chosen as a Wall Street Journal winner. Next, we made it through April without […]

    Borra Vineyards is Winery of the Year!

    2012 couldn’t be going much better for us! First, we celebrated our 2008 Red Fusion being chosen as a Wall Street Journal winner. Next, we made it through April without […]

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  • We’re getting rained on right now, which is a good thing. It seems like the last time we had this much rain was back in October when we didn’t really […]

    2012 so far: Which is worse, drought or frost?

    We’re getting rained on right now, which is a good thing. It seems like the last time we had this much rain was back in October when we didn’t really […]

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  • This being pruning time in wine country, I asked the master himself, Steve Borra, if he wouldn’t mind showing me a thing or two. Not long after sun-up on a […]

    The Pruner Pro

    This being pruning time in wine country, I asked the master himself, Steve Borra, if he wouldn’t mind showing me a thing or two. Not long after sun-up on a […]

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  • Today 1.7 million people are seeing our 2008 Fusion in The Wall Street Journal®! Needless to say, we’re excited beyond belief. Our Fusion was chosen as “One of America’s Finest […]

    Huge Award for Our Fusion

    Today 1.7 million people are seeing our 2008 Fusion in The Wall Street Journal®! Needless to say, we’re excited beyond belief. Our Fusion was chosen as “One of America’s Finest […]

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  • After a dearth of blogging, I finally caught up with our winemaker, Markus Niggli for a comparison of the last several vintages of Borra wines. A COOLING TREND Following a […]

    A Vertical Look at Vintages

    After a dearth of blogging, I finally caught up with our winemaker, Markus Niggli for a comparison of the last several vintages of Borra wines. A COOLING TREND Following a […]

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  • Seems we’ve been staying pretty busy behind-the-scenes over the last couple of months, working with local Chef Buddy O’Dell and his “Gourmet Club s.j.” on an exquisite five course “Spring […]

    Killer pairings at The Gourmet Club

    Seems we’ve been staying pretty busy behind-the-scenes over the last couple of months, working with local Chef Buddy O’Dell and his “Gourmet Club s.j.” on an exquisite five course “Spring […]

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  •  Mustard, mustard everywhere! Well, maybe “everywhere” is a bit of an exaggeration. We plant a mixture of grasses and other plants in the dirt between every other row of […]

    We like a little mustard with our vines

     Mustard, mustard everywhere! Well, maybe “everywhere” is a bit of an exaggeration. We plant a mixture of grasses and other plants in the dirt between every other row of […]

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  • In what our winemaker, Markus Niggli, described as a “seven week ordeal,” over 150 acres of Borra Vineyards are now pruned. This massive yearly project involves a crew of six […]

    150 Acres of Pruning

    In what our winemaker, Markus Niggli, described as a “seven week ordeal,” over 150 acres of Borra Vineyards are now pruned. This massive yearly project involves a crew of six […]

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