Happy Labor Day!

August 30, 2013

We are open regular hours this weekend, 11-4 today, Saturday and Sunday, but we will be closed on Monday. Enjoy!

– Karla

Bottling 2012 Reds Day 2

August 29, 2013

Starting day 2 of bottling. Finishing the Syrah, then on to the Reserve Syrah and finishing with Grenache. At least that is the plan.

– Bill Steele

Bottling 2012 Reds Day 1

August 28, 2013

2012 Syrah, Reserve Syrah and Grenache. Tasting room still open 11am – 4pm. Come on out in this perfect weather!

– Barbara Steele

Jacksonville Wine Festival

August 24, 2013

Looking forward to pouring at World of Wine in Jacksonville tonight. We will be pouring our 2009 Syrah, our 2012 Spiral 36 and our 2012 Viognier. Stop by and say hi Barb, Bill, Josh and Karla.

Biodynamic Peaches Available

August 17, 2013

Biodynamic peaches available free with purchase in our tasting room this weekend! These are large, sweet, juicy, orange-yellow peaches. Excellent for eating fresh, baking, and preserves. We are open 11am – 4pm today and tomorrow, and located just 20 mins outside downtown Jacksonville. Come on out!

– Barbara Steele

Save The Date for Fall Releases!

August 13, 2013

SAVE THE DATE! Fall Wine Release Party Nov 16, 2013, Saturday 1-4pm Wine club members and two guests are invited to join us for our next four new wine releases: 2010 Syrah, 2011 Grenache, 2012 Viognier, 2012 Marsanne Roussanne. Complimentary opportunity to taste and purchase our wines while enjoying food pairings featuring organic, sustainably farmed ingredients. (WEST COAST – Think about flying into Medford with Alaska Airlines 1 case flies free program!) Formal invitation to club members to follow. Contact us about joining the wine club or see website for all terms and benefits.

– Karla

Oregon Wines Fly Free on Alaska Air

August 10, 2013

If you’re coming to Portland or Medford, be sure to fly Alaska Airlines and take advantage of #oregonwinesflyfree . See Alaska Air website or our Facebook page for link and details.

– Bill Steele

Veraison 2013

August 9, 2013

Syrah beginning to color! Earlier than normal — a good sign.

– Bill Steele

130,000 Corks Donated!

August 7, 2013

In partnership with Ashland Food Co-op, we donated 866 lbs of cork or about 130,000 corks to a company of artists this week (after having donated 1,100 lbs earlier this year). If you donated, your cork is on its way!

– Bill Steele

Grape Sampling

Saturday we again collected and tasted red grapes throughout the vineyard and also analyzed them in our lab for ripeness. Here’s a photo of some Grenache grapes on the left, and some of our Syrah 470 grapes on the right.

– Karla