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OPUS ONE MOMENTS

Capturing Time and Place

Opus One is the product of two families who shared a passion for wine and a desire to explore new possibilities. Today, our world expands far beyond the present of each vintage. Just as we look back on experience, we are always looking forward for inspiration.

A macroshot of a periwinkle colored flower
A green tendril

The 2021 Vintage

The 2021 vintage is maturing beautifully as we progress into the summer months. Each stage in the annual growth cycle of a vine is fascinating yet crucial for the successful development of a grape.

Fruit set in the vineyards for the 2021 vintage
The beginning of budbreak
Budbreak
Budbreak Evolution

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Budbreak

Budbreak 2021

The first signs of budbreak were observed in a parcel of Cabernet Franc vines on March 15th, marking the beginning of the 2021 growing season. The cycle of life continues and its persistent beauty uplifts our spirits during these unprecedented times.

Giovanni is teaching Hillary to prune the vineyards

One hundred and ten non-production employees have cared for grapevines and made wine at Opus One since 2004. Two winery winemaking teams are led by vineyard and cellar workers each year. Giovanni is showing Hillary the nuances of pruning. Each winery winemaking team has two rows of vines in our To Kalon South Estate Vineyard. The two teams make four barrels of wine each, and it is usually selected for the Opus One blend.

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Christopher pruning the vineyards

Christopher, Opus One VP of Communications, is a quick learner and has superb posture.

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“Making a great wine is easy; it’s just the first 100 years that are difficult.”

Baron Phillipe De Rothschild

"Wherever wine grapes are grown, it is beautiful."

Margrit Mondavi
A glimpse of the new Parnters' Room where Opus One Experiences will be hosted
A private room in the new Partners' Room
One can see the small, subtle changes as the weeks continue and budbreak progresses.

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The Veranda of the new Partners' Room

The Opus One Partners' Room

After several years of construction, we are elated to share our Partners' Room with you. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing many memories for years to come.

“Wine should express itself. It should tell you where it came from.”

Michael Silacci
A bottle of Opus One, next to a wine glass and rack of lamb on a dinner table
Staircase
At Home Around the World

Situated next to a shady park in the heart of Bordeaux, our Opus One International office is located in a 19th century townhouse. From this location and with the help of our team members in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai, we cultivate and nurture relationships that span the globe. Today, Opus One is currently sold in over 90 countries.

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Bottle of Opus One 2007 next to a red wine glass, with clouds and sunshine in the background

A Global Community

Above from Instagram User, prettysweetmess, "Calm before *and after the storm. '07 @opusonewinery No matter how traveled these bottles are, they shine right through! In such a beautifully restrained, energetic place (Pun Intended)."

A beautiful black and white image of the Opus One building with clouds in the background
Fin.