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Spring & Barrel Tasting – April 22

Posted on Sunday March 12th, 2017

April 22 from 1 to 3pm  we will do a spring tasting at Moose Canyon.  Unfortunately, NO WINE WILL BE FOR SALE ON THIS DAY.  You can show up at 1 and stay until 3 (or later) or you can pop in at any point d ...

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March means springtime!

Posted on Sunday March 5th, 2017

After a winter of hibernation, the winery comes back to life in the spring.  We tasted all seven barrels, topped them up, added oak to four of them, tested and added sulfite as needed, and everything is coming a ...

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Posted on Sunday January 29th, 2017

Its the new year and time to rack, spring will be here soon and time to bottle.  Today we’ll spend a bunch of the day in the winery.  Fun!

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Crushing is DONE now!

Posted on Thursday October 27th, 2016

We have finished getting grapes and crushing.  All that’s left is to press the Merlot and deal with Pinot Gris and Cab Franc Rose when they are ready to go into tanks.  Thanks to everyone for working hard ...

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Hold the Presses!

Posted on Thursday October 20th, 2016

One thing about grapes and Mother Nature, is that you have to stay flexible.  What starts out as a gangbuster year promising the earliest harvest on record can change very quickly if the weather cools down.  We ...

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Crushing and Pressing continued…

Posted on Thursday October 13th, 2016

We will be crushing and pressing the final grapes of the year on Saturday, October 22.  If you’re interested in helping, or just seeing how this works, we’ll start around 10 and be done around 2.

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Posted on Saturday October 1st, 2016

We will be pressing the first reds on October 8, starting at about 10am.  Sunday we’ll fill the barrels.  The rest of my 2016 grapes will arrive the following weekend so we will crush and press (white and ...

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First Crush of 2016

Posted on Sunday September 18th, 2016

Yesterday we crushed 2000# of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.  That is a ton of grapes!  It was fun to use the new crusher, and thanks SO MUCH to the 12-15 people who helped.  No names because ...

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Posted on Wednesday August 24th, 2016

We could have grapes as early as labor day weekend (Malbec) or else the following weekend.  It looks like there will be 2-3 crush days in September and 2 in October, plus the corresponding pressing days.  A lot ...

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2015 Wines Sold Out in 4 Hours!

Posted on Friday June 24th, 2016

Except for a few cases that I set aside for people who couldn’t make it June 18, an event I’m supplying in July, and personal & family consumption, we SOLD OUT everything in four hours.  I learne ...

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