The Harvest Begins!

The first grapes of the the harvest of our Estate Syrah Vineyard late last week, it was a foggy mild morning.

Most of the pictures are from the harvest of our Estate Syrah Vineyard last Thursday which was a foggy mild morning.

The vineyard is approximately 1.78 acres. All of the grapes are hand picked. This is our California Certified Organically Farmed vineyard.

Once the grapes are hand picked, they are put into a 1/2 ton bin on the back of the tractor.

They are moved to the “crush pad” and then de-stemmed, then moved to tank for cold soaking—the cold soaking helps to get a better extraction throughout the first week of the production.

Stay tuned for the next steps as they happen here and let us know what you think!

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