Blog - Page 4 of 4 - The Yamhill-Carlton American Viticultural Area The Yamhill-Carlton American Viticultural Area

Blog - Page 4 of 4 - The Yamhill-Carlton American Viticultural Area

Year in the Vineyard: Early Fall

For the birds…The grapes are beginning to get quite tasty and the birds agree. At my place, we have robins, starlings, juncos, and a few flickers. Early morning is the worst time to stand around and watch the activity. I calm myself with the thought this whole thing is just a zen exercise. My livelihood,. . . Read More


Year in the Vineyard: Late Summer

I really like this part of summer. It’s feet- up- with- a-cold-beer time. The vineyard is cruising through the last stretch toward harvest. The Pinot Noir grapes have changed from green to purple. That means I am done being the powdery mildew cop, where I don my white uniform and spray the vineyard every two. . . Read More