Hi Jean – These last two weeks have been the very best for bloom time of our vineyards. Yes, we had the thunder, the lightening, and heavy rains from those hard clouds from the southwest of our hills two weeks ago but the little grape clusters-to-be still were […]
Hi Jose – just got another new swarm of bees on the farm. Just this afternoon I heard more buzzings and all around Block 13/14 were lots of bees….bees, bees. They finally settled down on Row 3, Vine 7 of Block 13. I am sure they are […]
A Dundee Hills name to know this Oregon Wine Month
by Katherine Cole, Oregonian 5-20-2015
Today the Oregonian published Katherine Cole‘s article about Dundee Hills winegrowing pioneers. It focuses on our family. Excerpts and a link to the complete article below.
“I’ve been thinking about one vineyard in particular because earlier […]
Hi Jean – I am sending you some pictures that Alex took of the once-hived tree branch on my old cherry tree…the cavity is now mostly empty…except that there are some bees coming back to the old wine barrel I put out last week (with a little sugar […]
Hi Jean – what a surprising afternoon, today! I was just out from checking the vineyard shoots and soon flowers to be grape clusters in the vineyard behind my house and heard a loud, steady, increasing close hum and my west sky filled with buzzing honey bees.
Here’s a wonderful letter from one of our customers!
A quick story I’ll share with you that you might appreciate, and why I wanted to buy your wine….My wife and I, being transplanted newlyweds from Boston area living in Seattle, would go with friends to the Pinot […]