Testing grapes for harvest readiness

Testing grapes for harvest readiness

We are into the thick of grape harvest at the moment, but first a little look at how we begin our harvest planning for our grapes. How do we get grapes from here… to the winery that will make them into wonderful Texas wine? First we use either a basic...
First wine grape crush of year 2015

First wine grape crush of year 2015

First crush press of Texas wine grapes at Bingham Family Vineyards happened last Saturday. Look at that liquid gold flowing, Muscat Canelli, on it way to Sister Creek Vineyards. The cotton in the area is just now blooming and putting on fruit, but many of the...
Busy around the winery

Busy around the winery

Harvest is upon us. I wanted to run around and take pictures of grapes like these Viognier. But the day got away from me. Where did it go? I did get the pony-tail crew to the four-wheelers and the fields. At least the ones still young enough that I drive around, and...