Brrr! It’s cold, but the vines can take it. (fingers crossed)

Temperatures in the Willamette Valley have dropped to 10 degrees F (-12 degrees C) for the past two nights.  That is right at the danger point where Vinifera grapes like Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris can suffer cold damage.  We are relieved that predictions of much lower temperatures did not materialize.  It is also beneficial […]

Pinot Gris from Field to Glass

Follow the Pinot Gris as it makes its way from grapes on the vine to juice ready to ferment into wine. Many people are surprised at the relative dark, bronze color of the Pinot Gris grape.  It needs to be handled gently to avoid extracting the color from the skins. All of our vineyard is […]