Musings

The challenges of making wine in the Napa Valley for 40 years have encouraged reflection on the tension between our intentions and nature’s limits.

by Michael Havens 

Wine is that remarkable beverage with multiple personalities, almost as diverse as the people who grow and produce it.  

by Michael Havens 

Cave Dog Red:  There is no other, and this is it.  From a unique site and my dedication to wines of balance and grace comes this most individual red wine.

by Michael Havens 

 

In 1983 I was introduced to an off-path area of Napa Valley, in the north of what later became the crossroads of the Carneros and Napa Valley AVAs.  

by Michael Havens 

A number of people have asked me, what’s the story behind the name, Cave Dog?

by Michael Havens