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Spring 2013 – Bud Break and Growth

Its spring, and the vines are once again doing their thing.. growing!!! I always love the first of spring seeing the growth and knowing once again that the vines survived another winter.

First let me apologize for the lack of updates, I will be better this year keeping everybody informed on what is going . . . → Read More: Spring 2013 – Bud Break and Growth

Closed for Renovations

We are in the process of designing our tasting room.

We will be closed until this summer when we shall return.

I’ll try to get some pics of the process as we go along. 🙂

We are now a Bonded Winery – Nov 2011

Its been a long journey, and things are slowly coming together. As of yesterday, we are now a bonded winery.

Our federal application has gone through, and its official. This is a big step. There were quite a few hoops that we had to jump through to get here.

Now that we are officially . . . → Read More: We are now a Bonded Winery – Nov 2011

August 2011 – New Winery Equipment

With the amount of grapes increasing every year, and in turn the amount of wine produced increases, we have made a couple of purchases this year.

Inexpensive Grape Lugs

When you are lugging 20 lbs of grapes in a 5 gallon bucket around the vineyard, it is not so bad, but when you multiply . . . → Read More: August 2011 – New Winery Equipment

Crush 2011 – Part 2 – Shiraz and Norton

The harvest season is now half-way over. This year we harvested 250 lbs of Shiraz and 250 lbs of Norton from Salado. Due to the harsh summer with very little rain and extreme temperatures, I was at first afraid for the grape vines. They have been suffering for two months in heat and drought . . . → Read More: Crush 2011 – Part 2 – Shiraz and Norton