HVS Supports Cal Poly Viticulture & Enology Old Vine Research

In the summer of 2020, the HVS Board was approached by Federico Casassa Ph.D., Associate Professor of Enology at the Cal Poly Wine & Viticulture Department. Federico and Dr. Jean Dodson Peterson (viticulture) are currently running a research project that aims to evaluate the effect of “Old Vine” Zinfandel on grape quality and wine quality, including chemistry and wine More


Great news for historic Lodi vineyard

Exciting news about the historic DeLuca Vineyard property (planted 1961) in Lodi’s Clements Hills appellation. Thank you to Michael David Winery for your work to help preserve these old vines!


Newsletter - Winter 2017

It’s difficult to describe the last several weeks throughout Sonoma and Napa. Horrific fires raged a path of destruction across our beautiful land, and while the fires are behind us, they left deep scars that will take a great deal of time to heal. But amidst the heartbreaking news were countless examples of heroism and generosity, along with astounding stories about historic vineyards being saved.


Newsletter - Winter 2016

It’s hard to believe, but another year has come and gone, and as we reflect on the last twelve months, we’d like to update you on the latest HVS happenings and give a preview of what’s to come for the Historic Vineyard Society in 2017.


Newsletter - Fall 2013

Harvest is fast approaching, and before our lives become completely consumed with vines and grapes we wanted to update you on where we’ve been over the past several months and where we plan on going post harvest ’13 and into 2014.


Support HR 9!

The California Assembly Agriculture Committee has unanimously agreed to approve HR 9, a resolution that seeks to raise awareness of California’s living historic vineyards through State recognition of the contribution that these vineyards have made, and continue to make, to the agricultural and social history of California.