Category: Harvest

November 28, 2017 Bob No comments exist

Here in Kansas harvest usually begins around the middle of August each year, but when does it officially end? Is it when the last grapes are picked at the end of September? Hardly. While white wine grapes are pressed immediately upon harvest from their skins, red wine grapes are fermented on the skins, and punched…

August 26, 2017 Bob No comments exist

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!

August 21, 2017 Bob No comments exist

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!

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…

June 12, 2017 Bob No comments exist

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!

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!

August 15, 2016 Bob No comments exist

  Vignoles Harvest is 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 be harvesting this Saturday, August 20th, beginning at 8:15 AM.  Following will be a harvest lunch and sangria made by our own Chef Julie. Many hands make light work,…