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Our vineyards and tasting room are located in Southern Oregon, just 2 miles from downtown Ashland.Â We originally purchased the property in 1997 and dabbled in a little farming; Echinacea, oats, late maturing pasture grasses and the like.Â Only in 2005 did we begin in earnest to explore the idea of "raising" a vineyard.Â
With great advice from local experts and our consulting vineyard manager Randy Gold, Pacific Crest Vineyards, we were able to determine the best use and to maximize the functionality of our soils, terrain, slope and the sun's directional coverage, anticipated weather impacts and other concerns.Â We selected three unique varietals; Tempranillo, Malbec and Viognier and planted the original vineyard in 2006.Â We expanded that acreage to 15 by planting Sauvignon Blanc, Mourvedre and Carmenere in 2010. At this point we are planning to plant the remaining 12 acres over the next 3 to 5 years and will include a new white varietal, Verdejo, a new red, Tannat, and perhaps one or two other varietals.Â
Pat and Paula have both recently "retired" from professional careers and are now enjoying the opportunity to spend quality time together literally watching and participating in the fruits of their labor. Committed to the highest quality fruit and long term stability, both have remained active in the vineyard which helps them understand the needs of the vines,Â vineyard maintenance, the requirement and timing to drop fruit, thereby maximize the brix (sugar content), pH and acidity for the best possible grape harvest.
Friday, Oct 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Monday, Oct 4, 2021 at 12:45 p.m. Pacific Time
Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time
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