This is a summary of our long and painful 2011 harvest: OREGON: We brought some Riesling from Oregon but also some Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris for our new Oregon winery project. It was a challenging harvest in OR overall following an unseasonably cool spring and summer (Thank you la Nina). We thought that all […]… read more
Que Paso during harvest?
Just a quick note to display my gratitude to the sun god for giving us a great end of August. GDD are catching up with last year and last year saw a disastrous September which so far does not look like a repeat this year. We might have a great vintage on our hands…..… read more
The 2010 harvest is now all finished for Pacific Rim. It was the latest season for us and probably for Washington as a whole. Our last grapes came on November 17th, the latest end of harvest ever for us. Looking back, I think that the cool spring delayed ripening greatly and we never caught up really. Thankfully […]… read more
All good things have to come to an end, so celebrate the end this long and challenging harvest. We are in the final stretch and will be picking the Biodynamic Wallula vineyard this week and next and will be closing our doors around the 20th of November – the latest harvest in recent history. The preliminary results are showing […]… read more
Here we are, October 13th and only 40% through picking our Rieslings, watching the weather channel like a new episode of the Sopranos as every night we are getting closer to freezing temperature – a freeze would end our growing season – please not quite yet, hang on Indian Summer! We still have 60% of […]… read more