Planting at Tom and Kyle’s vineyard 2010

Here are some of the results of planting grapes. Eeeuuu, the children tell me the blackness usually washes and wears off before too awfully long. These are the hands of a cellist. I almost cringe at the thought of those talented hands in such a condition. But there is...

Planting grapes in the rye at Nick’s place

Remember, keep it in mind, THIS is the goal. Sometimes we get distracted by the fog, the mud from the rains, that moist dirt balling up. Sometimes we get so caught up in our problems that we even loose sight of the ultimate goal. Wow, I do that so often in life. But...

One lonely cotton plant

One lonely cotton plant in a West Texas vineyard… This really is a strange site. First all most of the plants you see here are grape vines. Dormant from the winter, the plants look like sticks without leaves on them tied to metal and bamboo poles and wires. But then …...

Landon Winery Tempranillo 2008

There are new wines to show you! I really like doing this, but well – well I have lots of things to do, and even if one of my favorite things to do is running down to wineries and tasting the wine that they have made with our grapes  – well I just...

TWGGA Annual Conference in Richardson at the Renaissance

Texas Wine and Grape Growers (www.txwines.org) is having their 2010 Annual Conference in Richardson, Texas at the Renaissance Hotel. This event is just a great time where wine makers and grape growers get together to learn and discuss new ideas. The dates are the...

Track My T Web site by Anvil

Our family got to be a part of a project done by Anvil Knitwear (http://www.anvilknitwear.com/.) By the way, if you watch the intro on their web site as it changes pictures you will see a picture of one of my daughters out in one of our cotton fields. So, let’s...

TWGGA Grape Camp 2009

So, you say you have always wanted to put a vineyard in. Well, here is your chance to learn how. Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association (TWGGA) is having 2009 Grape Camp this weekend in beautiful Fredericksburg, Texas. Early bird members special has been extended...