Categories

Estate Norton Grapes 2011

We are getting ready to harvest our Norton/Cynthania grapes this coming weekend. I thought I would take a few snapshots and a quick video to show off the grapes. They are looking really good and are getting ripe. Right now they are at 21 Brix and climbing. Climbing rather rapidly with this heat. . . . → Read More: Estate Norton Grapes 2011

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

Grapes available for sale – Going, Going, ….

We are sold out of the Seval Blanc grapes.

There is still time to get your order in however, for the Cabernet Sauvignon and Cynthiana/Norton grapes.

6000 lbs of Cabernet Sauvignon

11000 lbs of Cynthiana/Norton

These are two very good grapes for winemaking. Cynthiana Grapes are known to produce a rich, full-bodied deep red . . . → Read More: Grapes available for sale – Going, Going, ….

Grape growth – May 2011 – Happy vines

Its picture time again in the vineyard. The grapes are growing, and getting bigger. As you can see from the pictures, they are very happy vines. Here we can see some of the norton grapes, and some of the viognier. I still need to get around to doing the panorama again this year. It . . . → Read More: Grape growth – May 2011 – Happy vines

3 Varieties of Grapes available for purchase

As we are getting closer to our grand opening (no eta, sorry), we are making a lot of great contacts with local grape growers in our area.

Currently we have:

8000 lbs of Cabernet Sauvignon

3000 lbs of Seyval Blanc

14000 lbs of Cynthia/Norton

We expect the first batch of Seyval Blanc grapes to . . . → Read More: 3 Varieties of Grapes available for purchase