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17 02, 2017

Our Label and Wine Names

By | 2017-02-17T14:20:50+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our Label and Wine Names

We will be bottling our wines next week! We had to make a lot of decisions before getting to this point. One of the biggest decisions was our label design and names for our wines. When selecting a bottle of wine, the first thing you notice is its label. As we worked with our designer, [...]

17 01, 2017

Texas Hill Country Wine Symposium

By | 2017-01-17T13:32:47+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Texas Hill Country Wine Symposium

Last week I attended my very first wine conference, the Texas Hill Country Wine Symposium. The two days were filled with lots of learning, interesting lectures, and hundreds of fantastic people. One of my favorite presentations came from April Sunshine Hawkins, a consultant for Digital Brand Makeover. Her enthusiasm for promoting business through Facebook was [...]

20 12, 2016

Tis the Season

By | 2016-12-20T12:31:30+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tis the Season

What an incredible week. Like most people, the week before Christmas is very busy preparing for the special day – shopping, wrapping, and making plans to get together.  This year is especially busy for us with all of the changes taking place on the property. Fortunately, being busy this week will help as Christmas draws [...]

5 12, 2016

What’s the Buzz?!

By | 2016-12-05T11:07:05+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|3 Comments

We have been fascinated with bees for several years.  We had plans from the beginning to raise bees in the future. But to our surprise, in early October, we discovered that bees had started to form a hive in our in ground water meter! Bee Movie Because of our interest in bees, Brian began reaching [...]

21 11, 2016

The Battle of the Mesquites

By | 2016-11-21T08:35:09+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Battle of the Mesquites

If we were going to have people come visit our tasting room and vineyard, we had to get the property ready. To do this we had to clear the property of the mesquite trees. There is a chemical that you can spray on this invasive brush, but it is recommended that it be used on [...]

7 11, 2016

Pickers – Early, TX Style

By | 2016-11-07T10:22:39+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pickers – Early, TX Style

Our plan from the start was to use the existing barn on the property as our tasting room. We thought that we could get it cleaned up, built out, and opened by January of 2017. We learned quickly that our projected timing for the opening was way off. The cleaning out of the barn was [...]

24 10, 2016

Our First Expedition

By | 2016-10-24T10:52:12+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our First Expedition

The original purchase of the house included 8 acres. Since we planned to live on the property and grow grapes, to qualify for an ag exception, we needed at least 10 acres. We worked with the seller and were able to purchase an additional 3 acres. Shortly after moving in, we decided to explore our [...]