Good Morning! Our vines not only produce amazing wine, but these fuzzy little Mourning doves as well. Cheers!
Verai… What? Veraison! Veraison is the onset of ripening when the vines slow down their focus on shoot growth and turn the majority of their energy to ripening the grapes. During this time there is a rapid accumulation of sugar, while there is also a decrease in acidity. The berries soften and become juicy along…
We love our Ornate box turtles here at the winery. Their hinged shells which give them protection from predators are a work of art. Did you know the patterns on their underside are different and act as an identifier much like a fingerprint? Cheers to the Kansas state reptile!
Our storms can be wild, but the aftermath is often gorgeous!
The 2017 vintage is looking delicious already! This is our Marquette, our first harvest of the year. Shortly, it will enter veraison, during which time the grapes will rapidly accumulate sugar and these grapes will slowly turn from green to red. Harvest is coming!
Our blackberries and blueberries are setting up nicely! We grow several other things in addition, but these are looking delicious.
Every once in a while something amazing appears out of the ground around here. Would you have known what it is and picked this up?
We love all of our creatures here on Bacchus Ranch, regardless of their size. This is a Western painted turtle. Isn’t the red great? This is the first one we’ve seen here. Being a water turtle, our rain has definitely been to its liking. Cheers to cool critters!
Our heavy rains have been moving lots of creatures we don’t often see around the ranch. We pick up and move the smaller turtles out of the road. This one is on its own…