29 08, 2017

Enter As Strangers Leave As Friends

By | 2017-08-29T14:19:53+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Enter As Strangers Leave As Friends Our neighbor stopped by last week and gave us a sign to hang. We just loved the saying and thought it would be perfect for our entrance. I quickly hung it while Sandra was still here. Before we started construction earlier this year, we knew that we wanted a [...]

11 07, 2017

Has it really been 3 months?

By | 2017-07-11T13:42:46+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|2 Comments

It’s been a little over 3 months since we opened. So much has happened! We went through a name change, planted 400 grapevines, added 3 beehives, installed our rainwater harvesting tanks, the parking lot flooded, had our first Wine Club member wine pick-up party, had our Grand Opening, our wines won awards at the [...]

8 04, 2017

Opening Day

By | 2017-04-08T12:22:31+00:00 April 8th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

After a bunch of hard work (still more to do), setbacks & other obstacles; we finally opened on April 6th. We sent a message to our mail list and quietly opened the doors at 4:00 pm. On Thursday, we still had many items on the checklist. Moira & I had to make ourselves stop so [...]

22 02, 2017

Tasting Room is Almost Finished

By | 2017-02-22T09:54:21+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Michael with Goode Plumbing came out to rough in all of our plumbing. So now we can sheetrock the restroom and storage room. We’re also getting quotes for our septic system. The disappointing news was that the casing in our well had rusted and we’ll have to re-drill a new well (oh-well). February Workcrew [...]

17 02, 2017

Our Label and Wine Names

By | 2017-02-17T14:20:50+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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, [...]

7 02, 2017

Captain Arrrt Got Us Off The Hook

By | 2017-02-07T13:39:14+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

My buddy Arthur Serrano has been trying to make it down to see us. He sold his business a few years ago and had planned to retire. He has been so busy these past few years, I hardly see him. One of his ventures is a charter fishing company, Hot Spot Fishing Charters (follow him [...]

1 02, 2017

Boy That Escalated Quickly

By | 2017-02-01T19:29:29+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|2 Comments

We got so much accomplished last week that I had to write about it. We received a text from our good friend Vince Garcia. He said he needed a break from performing home inspections and wanted to use his hands to build something. He crazily asked if we needed any help on the tasting room. [...]

17 01, 2017

Texas Hill Country Wine Symposium

By | 2017-01-17T13:32:47+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

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