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Suspense! Drama! Our Annual Harvest Waiting Game

The best thing about living on a vineyard is having the close-up view of the changing seasons. It’s more than just the weather. The transformation of the vines from week to week draws you into a colorful and compelling story. From bud break to harvest, we watch each vintage unfold before our eyes, knowing that […]

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Making Connections

As a small producer, we sincerely appreciate the support we have received from our friends and family in launching and growing the Okapi brand. Like you, we want to drink high quality, clean wines, so we carefully adhere to sustainable vineyard and winemaking practices. We make all grape growing and production decisions with these values […]

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2018 Harvest Yields Nearly 8 Tons of Cab

It hardly seems possible, but we just completed our 10th harvest at Jungle Love Vineyard. We still feel like beginners, learning more each year about farming and winemaking. After a decade in Napa Valley, we’re reflecting on what the development and launch of our own micro-boutique wine label has meant to us, and where we […]

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Events

RELEASE PARTY IS SOLD OUT!

Thanks for the great response to our release party invitation! We are now sold out for June 10th. For notification about future events and news about Okapi wines, please be sure you have signed up to “Stay in Touch” or “Join our Club” at left.                      […]

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Announcements

A Toast to the Okapi Conservation Project

This month, the Okapi Conservation Project is celebrating 30 years of tireless work to protect the endangered okapi and its habitat in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We named our wine Okapi because we were drawn to the story of the animal, and thought it a lovely symbol of our relationship. The word itself is somewhat abstract, […]

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Join Us for the SF Chronicle’s Wine Tasting Event

We’ll be pouring a selection of our wines at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason in San Francisco February 18th. Details are here: http://winejudging.com/public-tasting. We won a GOLD medal for our Cabernet Sauvignon in the competition, so we will be introducing the Okapi label to hundreds of people who haven’t heard of us before this wonderful […]

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Recognition for our 2013 Chardonnay

People often tell us that the Okapi Chardonnay surprises them by being more like a traditional Montrachet than a typical Napa Chardonnay. The winemaker’s light touch means the glass is full of juicy fruit, without packing the wallop of butter and oak many have come to expect from Chardonnays originating around here. Encouraged by your […]

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