Winemaker Journal

What’s happening at the winery
We’ve had some nice, sunny days. The temperatures are not nearly as warm as they were last year at this time, and it’s still rainy on occasion, but this growing season seems to be progressing as we’d expect in Oregon. Last year, and the year before, temperatures were much higher than average. We saw bud break in the early part of May, which is typically when we see it, in years when temperatures are near average.

We recently bottled some Syrah, Barbera and our Frambrosia, and we also just announced the winner of our Rose Festival label contest. It is the tenth straight year that we’ve sponsored this contest, and we continue to be amazed by the quality submissions we receive year after year.

Our bottling process
We own our bottling line, so we have the flexibility to bottle in small batches and on an as-needed basis. Over the years, I’ve learned how to do a lot of the repairs and maintenance on it myself. We generally bottle just one variety at a time, ...more...



2015 Off Dry Riesling
Retail: $18.00 | $183.60 per case
WOM Price: $12.60 | $151.20 per case
Club Price: $11.97 | $143.64 per case