Category Archives: What’s going on in the VINEYARDS?


Tempranillo – Vintage 2016
By Else Ahlmann 28 October 2016 0

            It is not just a saying that "good wine is made in the vineyard" - even the best winemaker can't make great win ...

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8th Annual Pruning & Pastries
By Else Ahlmann 10 March 2015 2

Saturday, March 7th, marked the 8th annual “Pruning and Pastries” competition held at Six Sigma Ranch. Fourteen professional Lake County pruners arrived well before start ...

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Pruning Grapevines 101
By Christian Ahlmann 7 February 2015 3

A common conversation in our tasting room starts with, "Why do your grapevines look different than the vines in some other vineyards I have visited?" Or, "How do I prune the g ...

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Harvest Reflections – a Story of Season and Place
By Christian Ahlmann 5 October 2014 2

We finished harvest this year on October 2, beating by a week last year's record-early harvest. We were blessed with an awesome crop, slightly lighter in weight than last yea ...

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