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Harvest Report 2014

By | 2017-03-18T09:31:06+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|Harvest Reports|

2014 handed us a pressure-cooker of a harvest, the most condensed in memory. We started August 30 and went non-stop through September 24, except for three Sundays out of four - we were done in 3½ weeks! The yields were excellent, as was the quality of the fruit. And this is our third consecutive great [...]

2013 Harvest Report

By | 2017-03-18T09:31:04+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|Harvest Reports|

The 2013 growing season was as close to perfect as a worried farmer could hope for: outstanding quality, nicely sized grape clusters, and very good yields. But this year was especially hectic. We picked fruit in various blocks at both of our vineyard sites practically non-stop for a month. 2013 Harvest Report.pdf [...]

2012 Harvest Report

By | 2017-03-18T09:31:04+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|Harvest Reports|

Though we faced a long and late 2012 harvest, with powdery mildew that meant dropping a lot of fruit, our spirits never sagged because the fruit looked fabulous from the beginning. Mild weather throughout the growing season meant more hang time; then a warming trend in early October helped ripen the grapes and enabled them [...]