Articles by Michael Keenan

 
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Open House – Robert Keenan Winery and Vineyards

By Michael Keenan on Aug. 27, 2013, at 3:46 a.m.
What a great party! We were happy to see everyone at our annual open house was this year! The day was filled with great food, music, and of course wine! (BTW, if you could not make it this year, we hope you can attend in 2014. This exclusive party is …
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SPRINGTIME AT THE Robert Keenan WINERY

By Michael Keenan on May 31, 2013, at 10:48 p.m.
Spring-Summer 2000 – To me there is nothing quite as magically impressive as springtime in the vineyard. The sight of green shoots erupting out of bare wood that for all intents and purposes had appeared totally lifeless for the previous three or four months is timelessly amazing. This spring seems …
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Robert Keenan Winery Vineyard Notes

By Michael Keenan on May 25, 2013, at 12:57 p.m.
Fall-winter 2012-13 – A great spring and summer growing season led to beautiful vineyards and a heavy crop load. The exception was the Cabernet Sauvignon clusters, which were looking a little few and far between. Luckily the Chardonnay and Merlot crops looked great! On September 20th the recently replanted “Point” …
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Michael Keenan Rocks Merlot-Cabernet with March Release of awaited 2009 Mernet Reserve (93)

By Michael Keenan on April 14, 2013, at 6:07 a.m.
March 29, 2013 – Napa Valley, Spring Mountain District, California – Mernet. “The name sings with the sweetness of the wine,” says Michael Keenan, President, Owner and Master Vintner at Keenan Winery. “My Mernet delivers a prettier, more feminine experience than my other terroir-driven wines.” Indeed, the combination of tenderness …
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Michael Keenan Rocks Merlot-Cabernet with March Release of awaited 2009 Mernet Reserve (93)

By Michael Keenan on March 28, 2013, at 11:14 a.m.
By Leslie Caplan, Napa Valley, Spring Mountain District, California, March 30, 2013 – Keenan Winery, declared by Bob Sprentall to be the “best master of terroir-driven Merlot and Cabernet this side of St. Emillion,” has done it again. With the March, 2013 release of its 11th vintage of the proprietary …
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Premiere Napa Valley: Rare & Inspired Wines

By Michael Keenan on March 23, 2013, at 11:10 a.m.
If you’ve been in and around Napa Valley lately, you may have heard the buzz. Premiere Napa Valley, one of the most exclusive and important, annual wine auctions, will be taking place at the end of this month. The main thing to know about Premiere Napa Valley is that is …
 
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