Co-Ferment

Syrah-Viognier We are pleased to release our 2011 Syrah-Viognier. This is a very fun wine to make.  Because it is co-fermented. Meaning we harvest the Syrah and the Viognier at the same time and the blend is completed in the vineyard with the grapes.  Most of our wines are brought to the winery and fermented […]

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THE BOSS IS BACK!

We are very pleased to announce our newest release of an old favorite; The Boss.  As always The Boss is a powerful blend crafted around the most important component Petite Sirah.  Every year we enjoy blending this wine. We taste through our cellar and select unique wines with character that can contribute to the final […]

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Barrel Select: what are we selecting?

The journey of our Barrel Select Tempranillo began in September 2009 the fruit was harvested at the peak of ripeness. The juice was divided into small fermentation lots and multiple yeasts were used to create this superb wine. The wine was aged in a number French and American oak barrels. Some new oak barrels an […]

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A Cool Year, a Fantastic Year

We are all finished up with the 2010 Crush. All the grapes have been harvested, crushed and the press has been retired until next year.  A few difficult lots remain in the tanks as we coax them along and begin monitoring malolactic fermentation. The rest of the wine has been barreled down to the cellar. […]

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Newest Edition to the Winery

A few weeks ago while filling barrels in the cellar, it became apparent that there was something missing in the winery. The winery felt cold and dark, (while great for wine) it was not the greatest working environment. Turning the music on helped (a little Jackson Brown will improve any day). But there was still […]

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A Little Off the Top: Pruning the Vineyard

With the weather cooperating we arrived at the vineyard a little before 7am.  It was clear and cold but the sun was out all day which was a nice contrast from the last few weeks of overcast weather.  After a brief meeting to discuss pruning everyone set-off down there individual rows.  A few cuts are made to remove […]

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Grand Opening!

Grand Opening! Come visit the Winery & Tasting room We are celebrating the Grand Opening of our new Winery and Tasting room.  The cellar door will be open we invite you to come see where we make the wine.  The tasting room is now open for sampling the current releases as well as the cheeses of the Winters Cheese Company. …

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