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2012 | Put Away the Picking Bins, Dust Off Your Rain Slicker
October 26, 2012

All our fruit is now in, with the picking and pressing of Corral Creek Lower Block Riesling today. This adds to…

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2012 | Compressed Harvest, Welcome Fall
October 19, 2012

Although the beginning of the fruiting period began with separation of sites during flowering, we are ending with a compressed period…

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2012 | The Human Dimension
October 12, 2012

very human endeavor has a harvest, just ask tax accountants during tax season, or retailers awaiting holiday shopping season, or fishermen…

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2012 | When “PERFECT” May NOT Be Hyperbole!
October 10, 2012

Rain is in the picture for the weekend, but that is the first we’ve really seen since late June and early…

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2011 | An Unusual and Yet Excellent Vintage
November 11, 2011

Although preliminary and capable of being screwed up in winery, although we hope with our experience there is little of that,…

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2011 | In Almost Summary of the Vintage
November 4, 2011

We are 90ish% complete with harvest, with only Riesling and 5 tons of Pinot noir smidgens to pick. We began picking…

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2011 | Beautiful Weather, Beautiful Fruit
November 1, 2011

There is no more sugar growth in grapes with cold nights and sunny but still cool days, so the benefit all…

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2011 | Nose to the Grindstone Crew
October 29, 2011

Being the latest start to harvest for Chehalem, on October 18th, we have had some anxiously waiting harvest crew waiting, both…

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2011 | Fruit Quality Range
October 27, 2011

Vineyards differ in ripening and in their susceptibility to maladies such as mildew, botrytis, frost and other natural conditions. Site selection…

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2011 | Harvest Has Begun In Earnest!
October 24, 2011

This year was the second year in-a-row for late bloom, with bud break late by 3 weeks due to a cold…

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