november 20 2017 | ryan johnson

Thanksgiving's Perfect Bird

Wine, dine and brine your way to the tastiest turkey ever. Pair your feast with our 2015 King Estate Pinot Noir or 2016 King Estate Domaine Pinot Gris.

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november 10 2017 | ryan johnson

Roasted beets, arugula and pumpkin seeds

Roasting beets brings out the sweetness, and this dish adds a glorious touch of color to your dining table.

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november 10 2017 | ryan johnson

Pinot Poached Pears

Here’s a simple way to prepare poached pears. Best of all, it’s easy to make in advance. Not only does it give your guests a lighter option, but it will add a visually striking accent to any table.

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november 10 2017 | ryan johnson

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Hazelnuts, Dried Blueberries and Apple Syrup

Brussels sprouts are the quintessential autumn side dish, especially when prepared according to this recipe by Chef Andrew Francisco. It’s an easy way to add a special touch to your holiday table. 

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november 1 2017 | jenny

The Tradition of Terroir

Terroir, or the sense of place that wine conveys, is often thought to comprise four elements. Three are straightforward – soil, climate and terrain. The fourth is “tradition.” That’s us -- humans. It’s the least defined and thus most intriguing aspect of terrain. We saved the best for last.

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september 25 2017 | ryan johnson

Hard Cider Makes for Easy Drinking

Following up on last fall’s launch of apple hard cider, King Estate recently introduced pear hard cider to its Tasting Room menu.

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september 1 2017 | ryan johnson

Vineyard Update 2017

A message from Director of Viticulture, Ray Nuclo. The 2017 growing season has been nearly ideal, even with the record-breaking temperatures in early August.

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august 3 2017 | jenny

Grapes Take the Heat

If we must have near-record heat in the Lorane Valley, at least Mother Nature picked a good time for it. We humans might complain and head for the shade or air-conditioning, but the grapes should be just fine on the vine.

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july 27 2017 | jenny

The vineyard in bloom

In the vineyard, summer is anything but lazy. Vines are hard at work producing what looks to be another outstanding crop, tended by an equally hard-working crew.

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july 6 2017 | jenny

Egg Arrives at King Estate

Egg-shaped fermentation tanks are proof that what is old can be new again. King Estate decides to experiment with an egg of its own.

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