The very mild Canon City winter has all 13 varieties of our grapes in fine shape right now. We lost our Cab Franc harvest last year and have experienced severe damage to some other varieties for the past three years. But so far this is the best winter we've had since we began planting seven years ago. We're looking forward to a bumper crop.
Temperatures during the time the grapes are fertilizing are critical to fruit set. Too cool and the bunches will have few grapes. It appears fruit set this year is very good.
We began pruning the first of April and finished May 3. Hoorah! We are open Saturdays and Sundays, 12-5 p.m., beginning the first Saturday in May. We look forward to seeing you all.
We are open only in May to release our spring wines, then we close for the growing season, reopening weekends in September through December.
We make just 500 cases of wine a year and sell it all from our tasting room.
We strive to keep our wines affordable, and prices on 2010, 2011 and newly released 2012 wines will range from $9.95 to $14.95. Tasting are always free.
We hope you will come visit us, sign our guest book and add your email address to our mailing list so we can notify you of each coming release.