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Beckmen bh 2018 grenache

Jan 5, 2021 In: Wine 101

Big Hands is Back!

We are excit­ed to announce that we are bring­ing back our val­ue label Big Hands this year with the release of the 2018 Big Hands San­ta Bar­bara Grenache. It has been five years since we have released a wine under our val­ue dri­ven label Big Hands. The most obvi­ous ques­tion is why haven’t any of these wines been pro­duced? To under­stand the answer to that ques­tion, we must first explain how our wines are crafted.

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Beckmen wine flight

Dec 21, 2020 In: Wine 101 Food & Dining Entertainment

Announcing Virtual Custom Wine Tastings

After receiv­ing great feed­back on our Zoom Futures tast­ings, we have decid­ed to con­tin­ue with an expand­ed vir­tu­al tast­ing pro­gram year-round. While we can­not 100% repli­cate the expe­ri­ence of vis­it­ing our prop­er­ty in Los Olivos, we have designed a per­son­al­ly curat­ed tast­ing pro­gram that brings the images of our vine­yards and win­ery into your home.

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Futures sample bottle

Sep 1, 2020 In: Wine 101 Food & Dining Entertainment

Futures Begins: Experience our Futures Program at Home

Every fall for the last decade and a half, we have opened our cel­lar doors for a rare oppor­tu­ni­ty to taste a lim­it­ed selec­tion of our small pro­duc­tion red wines still aging in oak bar­rels dur­ing our annu­al Futures pro­gram. Due to the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic, we have decid­ed to change the Futures tast­ing pro­gram. This year, the six Futures wines will be avail­able in a tast­ing kit which can be deliv­ered to the 35 states where we cur­rent­ly ship.

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2019 Q1 W2 Cuvee2 00 05 11 06 Still004

Jul 3, 2020 In: Wine 101 Food & Dining Entertainment

Tasting Room Reopening

We are very excit­ed to announce the reopen­ing of our tast­ing room on July 10, 2020! In order to pro­vide a safe and excel­lent expe­ri­ence, we will be accept­ing cus­tomers by reser­va­tion only and ask­ing guests to fol­low our tast­ing room and gaze­bo rules while vis­it­ing our estate. 

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Beckmen 1 NGREDIENT inagural release

Jun 1, 2020 In: Press Wine 101

Inaugural Release of 1NGREDIENT

1NGREDIENT wine rep­re­sents an evo­lu­tion that com­bines our past 25+ years of wine­grow­ing and wine­mak­ing knowl­edge with our pas­sion for the Bio­dy­nam­ic farm­ing prin­ci­ples. As its name implies, 1NGREDIENT is wine made from one ingre­di­ent, Bio­dy­nam­i­cal­ly cer­ti­fied wine grapes. Because there are no addi­tives or preser­v­a­tives uti­lized, this is our first wine which can be clas­si­fied as a nat­ur­al” wine in most circles.

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Beckmen 2020 q2 releases

May 12, 2020 In: Wine 101

2020 Spring Wine Releases

Dis­cov­er more about the five new wines released in May of 2020: 2018 SYV Chenin Blanc, 2018 PMV Grenache, 2018 PMV Syrah, 2018 PMV Clone #1 Syrah, and 2018 EXP PMV Whole Clus­ter Syrah.

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Beckmen bd calendar blog

May 1, 2020 In: Wine 101 Entertainment

Just Added: Biodynamic Calendar Symbol

The Bio­dy­nam­ic Cal­en­dar allows farm­ers to proac­tive­ly focus their work on the part of the plant that is most respon­sive on a day to day basis. The cal­en­dar breaks down each day as a fruit, flower, leaf, or root day, the four main com­po­nents of a plant. We have added a sym­bol to the top of our web­site to eas­i­ly show you the type of day.

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Beckmen TJ budding merlot

Apr 18, 2020 In: Wine 101

2020 Spring at our Vineyard & Winery

Spring­time is a beau­ti­ful sea­son on our vine­yards, as our vines wake up from their win­ter dor­man­cy and bud­break occurs. Find out what we’re up to on our bio­dy­nam­ic vine­yards this time of year, as we begin to cul­ti­vate the 2020 vintage.

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Beckmen pmv clone

Mar 18, 2020 In: Wine 101 Entertainment

Updated Vineyard Maps

Beck­men Vine­yards con­sists of two sep­a­rate vine­yards with dra­mat­i­call­y dif­fer­ent soils and cli­mates. We have cre­at­ed two maps of each of our vine­yards to help our cus­tomers bet­ter under­stand how our wines were craft­ed. One ver­sion of the maps shows the var­i­ous plant­i­ngs of vari­etal clones and root­stocks, the oth­er ver­sion lists the final wine the grapes are sourced for. These maps were just updat­ed in Feb­ru­ary 2020.

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