Woody is looking sad. He has no one to welcome to the winery.
To have the best chance of succeeding in a new endeavour, particularly in a highly risky and challenging one, youContinue Reading
Daniel Auteuil, Yves Montand in “Jean de Floret”. The film inspired us to start on our vineyard journey, with Gérard Depardieu’s unbridled optimism as a city dweller who inherits a farm in the French countryside. The neighbouring farmers — father and son — conspire to cheat their new city-folk neighbour out of his land. Thank goodness our neighbours Norm and Donny are quite the opposite characters!
ONE DAY LAST MAY, a beaver swam past our truck on the way to work. I was driving our workersContinue Reading
View from the tractor: Cecil and Sue hitch a ride in style with some world-class pinot noir
I’m thinking thoughts in the quietude of the vineyard. Today, we’re working on tying up vines. At this point they’veContinue Reading
It’s Spring and we’re back with a vengeance to working in the vineyard and the winery. The lights are on,Continue Reading
“Never worry about things you can’t control.” Farming is about controlling everything you can and not worrying about things youContinue Reading
Harvest is a culmination of two year’s of hard work in the vineyard. Vine commit biological resources to fruitContinue Reading
Early in the County’s history, European settlers thought it might be nice to import a flowering relative of the Morning Glory.Continue Reading
Anika waters our grape vines on a hot summer’s day
Summer is almost here and activity around the winery and vineyard has become constant. On Wednesday Cecil, Candace, SueContinue Reading