FEELING HOT, HOT, HOT: SIZZLING SUMMER HEAT & ITS EFFECTS ON WINE
Ole. Ole. Ole. Ole.The Merrymen had it right when they said it was feeling hot, hot, hot. The 2021 growing season has been off to a good start. The vines are looking good with a nice fruit set and canopy development, albeit warm. Like June, July started off at 116 at our Walla Walla winery and this heatwave is just getting started.
Many people have been asking how the few days of hot weather will affect the grape growing season. Read our latest blogpost to see what our winemaker, Chuck Reininger has to say about how the heat is affecting Washington’s 2021 growing season.
What a Re-Leaf It’s Finally Spring
Spring is here in the Walla Walla Valley which means bud break is upon us. Read more to get the latest update on the 2020 growing season from our winemaker & founder, Chuck Reininger.
The Blue Moon Harvest: 2018 Harvest Wrap-Up
When we think of the 2018 harvest, one thing comes to mind: Flame On!
Between the warm spring and the inferno that was July and August, we thought we’d be looking at another record-breaking year in terms of temperatures and a short harvest. What resulted surprisingly was one of the best harvest seasons Washington has seen, one that only comes around once in a blue moon.