In 1976 the California white and red wines defeated the French in the famous Paris Tasting. It was a momentous day! The white wine that bested the famous French Burgundies was a 1973 Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Chardonnay. 40% of the grapes that created that award winning wine came from Charles and Helen Bacigalupi’s vineyard. Bacigalupi Vineyard is now 125 acres and managed by John Bacigalupi. They grow grapes for outstanding wineries including … Continue reading A Grape Grower’s Party………..