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August Vineyard Update

The vineyard is standing bright green, tall and healthy as we begin crop thinning today. The evolutionary survival strategy of the vitis species is to produce as many seeded berries as possible so that a sufficient number will be spread around by birds and other critters (coyotes and raccoons here). Not surprisingly, this is much […]

Vineyard Update

June 7th, 2019  -Rapid Growth Phase! Six weeks after declaring 95 % bud break ( open leaves arrayed perpendicular to the trained cane) we are in the midst of the second canopy tuck of shoots into the 18 inch training wire with many now three feet long reaching up to the third, top wire. The […]

Oregon, Only Slightly Exaggerated

Why is Oregon’s climate ideal for our wines?