Harvest in the Verde Valley of Arizona
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Harvest in the Verde Valley of Arizona

August and September are harvest time at Page Springs Cellars in the Verde Valley of Arizona. It’s just after sunrise at the House Mountain Vineyard where we’re harvesting the first pick of Petite Sirah. Being in Arizona, monsoon activity is a factor every year in deciding when to harvest. (Monsoon is a term that is […]

A Leap of Faith for a Michigan Vineyard
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A Leap of Faith for a Michigan Vineyard

It hadn’t been twenty four hours since we finished planting our modest vineyard in the freshly tilled soil.¬†I strolled through the vineyard studying the vines – at this point mere sticks in the ground. It was as if I was expecting to see some hint of green material¬†almost believing that willpower alone could unfold the […]