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Vineyard Update for May 19, 2020

Vineyard Update for May 19, 2020 After the last vineyard update post, we all need something a little more encouraging, right?. So, I went over to Dandy’s vineyard to take photos of the Petit Verdot which looks wonderful as you will see below. If you remember, we...

Vineyards Update for May 16, 2020

Vineyards Update for May 16, 2020 Now that we are past the winter freezes and spring freezes, we are watching the vines for buds and fruit. Cliff has been walking the vineyards for months now getting a good estimate, but now is the time to look for actual...

Vineyards Update for April 21, 2020

Vineyards Update for April 21, 2020   Growing grapes on the High Plains is new every season for us even after doing it for over a decade. Some years the crops are abundant and the next the yields are sporadic. No matter what the season brings our way, we spend...

Early Vineyard Buds of Spring

Early Vineyard Buds of Spring   As spring is upon us, the buds are beginning to show. There are not as many buds as we would like to see, but there are some. A single bud is such a thing of beauty. This is a Carignan bud.     The delicate beauty of the Carignan bud.  ...

Snow in the Vineyards

Snow in the Vineyards The vineyards in the summer time are glorious with their green leafy vines and red and green colored grapes. In the winter it is instead a vision of hope. Hoping for the spring to come with warmth to encourage the growth of the vines. But there...

Texas Wine Lover Website Interview with Daniel Bingham

Texas Wine Lover’s website did an interview with our very own winemaker, Daniel Bingham.  Read the interview here!   Their web site has a wealth of information about the Texas wine industry as well as information about individual wineries. Check out their winery...

Meadow Wine Club Dinner 2019

We had a wonderful time with our club members again at our Meadow Wine Club Member Dinner last Saturday at our Meadow vineyards and winery. We started with a tour of our winery. With our wine maker, Daniel Bingham, explaining our equipment both outside and inside the...

A Cold Night on the High Plains

Last night temperatures got down to 32′ degrees in our Vineyards. There was hard freeze on the pickup. There was moisture on the vines, but only slight freeze on the vines and leaves. This evening and in a few days we will know more about any damage. Is in only...

New Growth and New Addition to Bottling Room

The refreshing vision of new buds is here! In our vineyards, we delay pruning in order to discouraging buds from coming too early. If we have freezing temperatures after the buds have appeared, they may be damaged and not able to produce grapes in the summer. As...