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April 22, 2022 | Team Member

Why El Dorado is our Home

You may not know that we didn’t get our winemaking start here in El Dorado County, but it’s our home now. We relocated here in 2016 after getting our start out in more coastal regions like Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey Bay, and Santa Cruz, near where we’re originally from, and gained experience in the industry across other regions of California.  Continue »

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March 18, 2022 | Mica Raas

Influenced by the Rhône: Côtes du Cruz

Our Côtes du Cruz wines are Rhône style blends made with a California flair.  Continue »

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November 12, 2021 | Team Member

Winter is coming...

A cold day favorite of ours, this aromatic wine will keep you cozy on a chilly winters’ day.  Continue »

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October 22, 2021 | Team Member

End of Harvest

The grapes are all in, the juice has fermented to dryness, and now it is time to start the next phase of making wine! There is never a dull moment in any stage of the winemaking process.  Continue »

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September 30, 2021 | Team Member

Harvest 2021

Halfway there  Continue »

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November 5, 2020 | Team Member

What Does Pump Over Mean In Winemaking?

Why, When & How Do We Do Pump Over? Here's the run down from Winemaker Mica Raas.  Continue »

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October 5, 2020 | Team Member

Processing Syrah (VIDEO)

Mica Raas talks us through the de-stemming process as the Myka Cellars team processes the fruit for Syrah.  Continue »

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September 17, 2020 | Mica Raas

Winemaking - Art vs Science

I use a lot of science. I’m a science backed person.  Continue »

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September 15, 2020 | Team Member

Do Grapes Like to Struggle? (VIDEO)

They say grapes like struggling. They hate struggling. Everybody hates struggling.  Continue »

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September 15, 2020 | Team Member

Brett In Pinot? (VIDEO)

Brettanomyces (Brett) is a yeast often associated with French wines. Traditionally guarded against, but researchers at UC-Davis would now agree with winemaker Mica Raas that Brett has great potential to bring out flavors in wine.  Continue »

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