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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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2010 | Harvest Ends Today
November 5, 2010

Gruner Veltliner came off Wind Ridge Vineyard today, the last block to be picked. We had lovely weather for four days,…

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2010 | Our Grand Crew Sees A Condensed Harvest
October 30, 2010

Saturday is the last day of Pinot Noir harvest, finishing two Ridgecrest Vineyards key sections, 7 Acre and Babies blocks–this being…

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2010 | Bustling Before The Storm
October 24, 2010

Rain inevitably falls to usher in the winter season here in the Northwest. The question is whether you have everything done…

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2010 | Patience Repaid
October 19, 2010

Oregon’s 2010 Harvest is an object lesson in patience, focus and “all things come to those who wait.”  Oh, yeah, and…

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2009 | Very Good To Spectacular
October 18, 2009

Of course, the favorite question to winemakers this time of year is “How is harvest?” The quick and simple answer is…

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2009 | What A Crew
October 11, 2009

Harvest is always a time to welcome new members to our family, as we assemble a great team from around the…

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2009 | Very Nice, Thank You
October 2, 2009

We began Harvest 2009 twelve days ago, on September 21st, with first year Chardonnay from a new Stoller block. At this…

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