any ideas for names, please send us an email. There is a very interesting story behind the lay out and how 900 plants became 1600. Kinton is a silty loam of marine sedimentary origin. Our Second site is located north of Gaston on Old highway. We planted 1,452 plants per acre (6 feet between rows and 4 feet between plants). A small block of 1018 on 3309 root stock was planted along with a block of self rooted Pommard. Many in the valley know the site as "Bloomer's Dairy" while older residents remember it as the "Haberman Dairy." The property as been a dairy farm since the early 1900's. . Effective rooting depth is more than 60 inches. We'll always remember the rain and mud of 2004 and dragging a chain to each tree stump, all 151 of them, while the tractor driver sat in an enclosed, dry cab. Part of the land had a small number of Christmas trees planted as a FFA project that had gone bad.
We strongly believe that superior wines will only result from vineyards that are consistently managed to low yields, which in Oregon looks to be at around 2.5 tons/acre. . Friday 11- 7 pm, saturday 11 - 6 pm, sunday noon to 6 pm (Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Break 12/24, 12/25, New Years Day, Super Bowl Sunday, Easter Sunday) "More fun than fits in a bottle". The upper part of the subsoil is dark yellowish-brown silty clay loam a Movie Review on David Lynchs Blue Velvet about 36 inches thick, and the lower part is brown silty clay about 36 inches thick. . Currently we grow and/or have available for tasting Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Rose, Riesling, Müller-Thurgau, and. We purchased this site in September of 2007 and started the conversion from an abandoned dairy farm into vineyards, winery, and a tasting room. You need a lot of friends (Scott, Al, Bob, Henry, Joyce, Tom, Kathy, Joyce (Demo Diva Jerry, Larry, Judy, Toby, Chuck, Kelly, Allison, Randy, Henry, Joyce, Mike, Russell, and Keith) to help you plant and you also need great wine makers and mentors, enter Keith. These practices such as high density planting, shoot thinning, cluster removal, avoidance of the use of harsh pesticides and herbicides, increase cultivation costs and reduce the amount of fruit that can be harvested. Melbourne soils are well drained and they have a surface layer of dark-brown silty clay loam. It has a PH.1 -6.0. Our spacing at the Gaston site is 8 foot isles and 5 feet between plants which should reduce the amount to tractor blight on the poles and plants. We have also planted Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, and Riesling. .
The vineyard site starts about a quarter of the way up the hill, normally above the fog line, at an elevation of approximately 400 feet facing due east, topping out at approximately 500 feet with exposures bending from the southeast through the southwest. For sophisticated wine lovers, however, such a tradeoff will be well worth the effort. Another plus is the close proximity to our house (its right next door).