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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 four-wheeler...

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Italian grapes finding success in Texas – Houston Chronicle

Italian grapes finding success in Texas – Houston Chronicle

If it wouldn't destroy our whole marketing and business plan, Reilly said, I would make trebbiano, vermentino, aglianico and montepulciano and call it a day. The Duchman Family Winery's business plan, which also includes a very nice tempranillo - arguably Texas'...

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6th Annual Great Harvest Marketplace

6th Annual Great Harvest Marketplace

  Make your plans for next Thursday night in Lubbock. The 6th Annual Great Harvest Marketplace. Thursday, August 27th, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Bayer Museum of Agriculture, 1121 Canyon Lake Drive, Lubbock, Texas A farmers' Market setting providing a taste of Lubbock...

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Transporting Texas grape juice

Transporting Texas grape juice

This post will be really boring, but that is what makes it great! The question is how to get 4,000 gallons of grape juice chilled and into this tanker when it is all chilled and comfortable in a large tank at the winery, so that is can be comfortably transported from...

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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...

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Wine of the Week – Dugout

Wine of the Week – Dugout

The city of Grapevine has recognized our Dugout as the wine of the week. Read what Laurel Derr discovered about our aged red wine. You can buy our Dugout at our winery or at our Grapevine tasting room.   This week we are back at Bingham Family Vineyards Tasting...

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More concrete work

We are putting in a bigger concrete base for harvest work to be done at the winery. This will give a larger area to move grapes around for proper cleaning and processing of grapes. Welded wire mesh is used to reinforce the concrete. Once the concrete is dry, making...

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Duchman Family Winery – Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

Duchman Family Winery – Texas Wine and Trail Magazine

Duchman Family Winery is in the news. They are a beautiful winery to visit. Read more about Duchman below with the link to Texas Wine and Trail Magazine. We sell them both red and white grapes that are used in many of their great wines such as their Vermentino and...

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Terry County – Grape Capital of Texas

Terry County – Grape Capital of Texas

What a night. We went to a grape growers appreciation dinner tonight organized by the Brownfield Chamber of Commerce which is lead by Lorena Valencia. This event was a part of the Taste of Terry County Event  which continues tomorrow. There will be vendors, a grape...

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