Recent Blog Posts

  • Kenefick Ranch Petite Sirah Baby Back Ribs - Preparation Time 27 hours Ingredients 2 cups KR 2012 Petite Sirah ¼ cup olive oil 4 cloves garlic smashed or minced 1 tsp. dried Italian herbs 1 tsp. One Trick Pony BBQ rub from The Spice Tin in Murphys, CA More Info 3 lbs. Pork Babyback Ribs 3 cups Sweet Baby Ray’s Sweet n’ Spicy ... Read more >
  • Happy February from all of us at Kenefick Ranch! - We have seen quite the flurry of activity in the last month on the property with California receiving a record setting amount of rain! The good news is that we managed to stay as dry as possible and even with all the flooding in the Valley, we received no damage on our property in Calistoga. ... Read more >
  • Harvest 2016 Update - Good day from beautiful Calistoga! We are thrilled to say that our 2016 harvest is completely over and it was another very successful year for us at Kenefick Ranch. For the 2016 harvest we hit over 400 tons and its all tasting great! Now that harvest is over, this is the time that we look ... Read more >
  • Kenefick Ranch Update: September, 2016 - Harvest is in full swing here in Napa Valley! Everywhere in the valley is buzzing with excitement to see how well the fruit is turning out. Here at Kenefick Ranch, we harvested the last bit of our whites a few weeks ago and well into the harvest of our reds. As for the whites, they ... Read more >
  • August Blog Post: Harvest and Kenefick Road Trip - The harvest of 2016 is officially underway! This morning we started harvesting our Sauvignon Blanc which yielded about 16 tons of grapes. Tom, Chris, and winemaker Kent Jarman were on hand and all were saying that the grapes looked and tasted fantastic! Needless to say, this is the most exciting time of the year in ... Read more >
  • Kenefick Tri-Tip - 3-4 lbs. tri-tip roast 4 garlic cloves, very thinly sliced 1/3 cup of kosher salt 1/3 cup black pepper 1/3 cup garlic salt 1 Tablespoon of Oregano Using a sharp knife, cut small slits into the top of the roast. Stuff the slits with the thinly sliced garlic. Mix together salt, pepper, garlic salt and ... Read more >
  • July Blog Post - Every vineyard is a unique place, a complex mix of climate, grape varietal, topography, grape growing tradition, and even grower personality. Currently in the vineyard we are doing canopy management – ie: removing leaves from around the bunches and secondary shoots called laterals. This allows more sunlight on the bunches to help with the formation of full flavor ... Read more >