While possibly mistaken for a certain insurance company representative, this is actually a collared lizard. We love seeing all the creatures on Bacchus Ranch, no matter their size. Little creatures such as this are are huge reason we practice sustainable methods and do not utilize insecticides in our vineyard. Chemically reducing the number of insects…
We are truly blessed to have such awesome people surrounding us here every day. We had an amazing Vignoles harvest Yesterday. Thanks to everyone that came out to help, Rougeon and Chambourcin are coming up! Cheers!
We had an amazing Marquette harvest Saturday. We more than doubled our harvest of last year. Thanks to everyone that came out to help, You all picked your grapes off! Cheers!
Harvest is here! The Frontenac grapes are crushed and getting ready to ferment. Woo Hoo! Long days and LOTS of coffee ahead. Cheers!
Our Marquette & Vignoles Harvests are here! Come experience the best day to be in a vineyard… Harvest! Become a part of the making of Authentic Kansas Grown wine. We will begin harvesting at 8:45 AM. Following will be a harvest lunch and sangria made by our own Chef Julie. Many hands make light work,…
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!
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?