1969 - The land that now houses Schulze Winery is purchased. This includes a small established Niagara and Concord vineyard which will later be used for juice production.
1970 - Contract begins with Welch's for juice.
1972 - Contract begins with Great Western for juice.
1974 - The vineyard is expanded.
1980 - Hybrid Siegfried Riesling grapes are planted and a first attempt at producing still and sparkling wine is made at home.
1985 - Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes are planted as a trial run. Opening a winery becomes an idea and the vineyard is prepared to produce grapes for this venture. The contract for supplying grape juice continues.
1986 - Contract begins with Cliffstar for juice.
2000 - The vineyard expands by planting Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes.
2002 - The vineyard expands by planting Vidal Blanc grapes.
2003 - Additional grapes are planted. Contract starts to supply several local wineries with grapes.
2004 - Grafted and cloned Siegfried Riesling grapes are planted.
2005 - Domenic Carisetti is hired as winemaker. Produced and bottled first harvest for our own use.
2006 - State Liquor License and federal permits are granted.
2007 - Schulze Winery opens. A dream is realized.
2010 - Jonathan Oakes is contracted as winemaker.
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