Category: Weather

July 10, 2017 Bob No comments exist

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…

May 30, 2017 Bob No comments exist

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!

April 19, 2016 Bob No comments exist

Kansas vine cuttings from Prairie Fire Winery’s Vineyard. Approximately 5 weeks old. They are alive! This is an overview of approximately 432 cuttings. At present, we are experiencing a higher than estimated success rate. Here’s hoping that it continues! They know their job… As with all of the grapes we plant, they love our soil…

March 29, 2016 Bob No comments exist

We grow Kansas vines. Now we also grow Kansas Vineyards! We’ve begun propagating our strongest Kansas vines to expand the number and acres of Kansas vineyards. Vineyards normally order in vines from out of state. Wouldn’t it make sense to  propagate our strongest and best producing vines that have proven themselves in this weather and our soils? We thought…