Bob, James, Crista, and John would like to welcome Israel Zenteno to our family. Israel joins us from 15 years at Monte Xanic winery in Baja California, Mexico’s premier winery, where he had worked as Operations Manager/Winemaker. His attention to detail and dedication to quality will be an excellent fit to continue the legacy of
Do you collect stickers? Then you’ve come to the right place. We are taking sticker labels that are featured on all our wines and bundling them up for you! Just go here and fill out this form! Free Sticker Pack We are offering a label pack to anyone who signs up for our email newsletter,
As part of our LIVE sustainable certification, we limit the number of raw materials (inputs such as pesticides, fertilizer, water, chemicals, fuel, etc.) used in vineyard and winery production. We strive to develop proactive and preventative, sustainable agricultural practices. These include the use of integrated pest management, beneficial cover crops, and manual weed control. Instead
The stage of fruit set follows flowering almost immediately, when the fertilized flower begins to develop a seed and grape berry to protect the seed. This stage is very critical for wine production since it determines the potential crop yield. Not every flower on the vine gets fertilized, with the unfertilized flowers eventually falling off
Happy National Wine Day! These two tasty treats pair well together. Checkiday.com states that “One reason certain wines and cheeses began being paired together is they were from the same locations. Going back generations, some cheeses and wines that have been paired have come from the same village, or even from the same farm.” Get
We hope today is filled with fun, family and friends. The Whitelatch family enjoy watching fireworks and eating tasty food. And don’t forget! We are having a Red, White and Cheers Sale! Save 15% off all our white wine no code needed! If you’re a wine club member save 25%! Start Shopping at Claar Cellars
FLOWERING Depending on temperatures, 40–80 days after bud break the process of flowering begins with small flower clusters appearing on the tips of the young shoots looking like buttons. Flowering occurs when average daily temperatures stay between 59–68 °F which in Eastern WA is generally around May. A few weeks after the initial clusters appear,
Controlling the direction of the growth is important in the new vines to give easy access for air flow management, sun management, and provide adequate support for stress-free vines. When young vines are being trained, the green tape helps to hold the two producing vines, or ‘cordon’, to the wire. Our smallest vines still have
We decided times needed to change for our blog, we needed something new, bold and spoke to our souls. Enter this snazzy looking page! We hope that you stick around and see what we are posting.
Spring is finally here, and we’ve put new bedding in our hawk-houses and pairs have claimed their homes.