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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 4

[caption id="attachment_7248" align="alignright" width="225"] Grapevine a few weeks after pruning.[/caption] A common conversation in our tasting room starts with, "Why do yo ...

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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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Harvest Decisions
By Christian Ahlmann 9 September 2014 0

As I write, the vineyard crew is picking the first batch of Tempranillo for the 2014 harvest. The Sauvignon Blanc is all picked, fermenting happily at the winery. We've also p ...

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