Grape Stomping – An Old-Fashioned Way to Celebrate Fall Harvest

by Pam Baker


Grape stomping may have originated in Rome, but Scott Harvey Wines in Amador County keeps the tradition going with an annual grape stomp of its own. As part of a 41-year-old tradition held at the Shenandoah Valley tasting room, Scott Harvey Wines invites guests annually to compete in the winemaking tradition of crushing grapes by foot. “Stompers” crush the