Sunday, February 25, 2018

Sunset Pruning

We are working our way systematically through the vineyard and fortunately, today was relatively warm for late February.  The day ended with a gorgeous sunset:

Tina and Jeff pruning away!
Ruger is helping too!

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Week 4-6 - Tasting Room Progress

During the last few weeks the wiring was finished and the ceilings were insulated and dry-walled.  Then recessed lights and other light fixtures and fans were installed.  And finally, the first pine boards were put up.  With a little imagination, it is possible to envision the final look of the tasting room:

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Winter View

We started pruning in January and have been working our way through the vineyard.  We are done with the Chambourcin barn lot, and nearly done with all of our Vidal Blanc vines.  Last week, a snow storm changed into icy rain in the afternoon and left our vines encased in ice:

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Barn Remodel - Week 3

Within three weeks, the walls are insulated, wiring for lights, outlets, smoke detectors and fans is installed and the stairs to the storage area above the tasting room haven been build.   Drywall for the ceiling was delivered and the outside light by the entrance door is working already.