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...

Mixed Desires for Rain

Yes, our organic row crops are in need of rain, but we also need to test the grapes in our vineyards to see if they are ready for harvesting. Grape harvest looks like it will start earlier the year than it usually does.

Easter and Signs of Spring

The signs of spring are upon us. Most of our later budding varieties of grapes are pruned and not budding out yet. But our early bud breaking Viognier is waking up. The Viognier buds below were photographed on March 31st, 2018. These buds are apical dominance buds...

Texas High Plains Winegrowers Video

When you ask yourself where the grapes were grown in the wine that you are drinking, read the label to give you information. This video produced by High Plains Winegrowers has Bree Nelson explain to consumers how to read a wine label to see what percent of Texas...

The Fragileness of Spring in the Vineyards

Everything is greening up in the vineyards. Perhaps we won’t have any more freezing weather or hail to hurt the vines, but we might. Growing grapes on the High Plains is an adventurous endeavor. We practice delaying pruning as much as we can, so that we...

Putting faces on agriculture, our tour with Ted Cruz

As a senator Ted Cruz is interested in Texas, and for a few days he is getting a closer look at Texas agriculture which is a large part of the Texas economy and many Texans way of life. Today Cruz visited Meadow Co-op Gin, then to our farm and vineyards. Later in the...