Howling winds

Odd photo, huh? Well, this is hoping to indicate what happened to our olive harvest this year. It was pretty much decimated by a huge windstorm that blew through on the first of the month. Winds that were clocking in … Continue reading

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We loaded three (plus) tons…

and what will we get?  About 150 cases of delicious wine we hope!  Harvest of our ’11 Petite Sirah began this morning around 7:30, and it was gorgeous out.  We finished picking the 6,562 pounds of grapes by 12:30.  Now, … Continue reading

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The “wait and see” game

Today’s rain is not good news for our grapes. The president of the Sonoma County Winegrape Commission, Nick Frey, is quoted in Saturday’s Santa Rosa Press Democrat as saying that the overall crop yield for the 2011 harvest may be … Continue reading

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