Artist: Kerrie Abbott-Phillips Western White Ginger, Asarum caudatum, Colored Pencil
This image studies one piece of our label and was inspired by vintage botanical drawings. The Western White Ginger, a wild, edible plant found in the forests of Oregon, is a favorite of ours for its beauty and culinary properties.
66% Freedom Hill Vineyard, Wädenswil & 34% Mount Richmond Vineyard, Clone 115
Harvest 2018: Mount Richmond Pinot Noir heading to Walla Walla. John on the forklift and longtime best friend BR helping out.
Fall 2018: Freedom Hill Pinot Noir ready to pick.
Harvest 2018: Daylight at Freedom Hill Vineyard, Dallas, Oregon getting ready for our first pick of the season, Chardonnay.
Harvest 2018: Freedom Hill Chardonnay – beautiful!
Fall 2018: Freedom Hill, Pommard clone Pinot Noir.
Summer 2018: Clever bird!
Summer 2018: Pablo adorned with the lovely Oregon blackberry.
Summer 2018, Monmouth, Oregon: the odd couple, Goliath on the left and his pal Pablo.
Fall 2018: Pressing fall leaves. Who knew blackberries could be so beautiful. Some of the best fall color in Oregon is Poison Oak, but I think I’ll not press any of that!
Harvest 2018: Fall color
Summer 2018: Happy kids – this spring we had 5 doelings and one buckling.
Summer 2018: Remember the story Ferdinand the Bull? On this day, Patches (the one buckling) was channeling Ferdinand…
Harvest 2018: Sending grape samples from Oregon and a little birthday dinner with the truck hauling our fruit. We both have harvest birthdays, so any little thing is a bonus!
Summer 2018: You don’t see vines like this everyday. This is Bacchus Vineyard, Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon planted in 1972.
Summer 2018, Monmuth Oregon: Another very smoky summer in the Pacific Northwest.
Summer 2018: When we first arrived to Oregon, Molly opined about seeing some bluebirds (they are on our label after all). The next day a pair of bluebirds arrived to the bird bath. This pair had two sets of young. It has to be a good omen when you have a flock of bluebirds sitting on the roof of your new home!
Summer 2018: Most of the crew…
Summer 2018: Lucky Little Lady
Spring 2018: Sisters are the best!
Spring 2018: Just a few hours old! Born on the blue moon.
Spring 2018 Monmouth, Oregon: Goliath the pygmy goat, Pablo the guard alpaca, and the Oberhasli girls...
Spring 2018: Happiness - spring is springing!
February 2018: We have begun our move! This is the first of many loads to our new home in Monmouth, Oregon. Normal people would probably hire a moving truck! For now, and through the 2018 harvest, the winery remains in Walla Walla. Next up - find a new home for the winery...
Night-time at the winery, three dogs wishing they could be of help!
Sending the happiest holiday wishes to all.
Really, nothing says autumn better...
We never get weary of the beauty.
One very full cellar...
Yep, some of the best harvest help you can get!
Harvest 2017: Molly's favorite harvest task - growing up the yeast. Here are three types, each with their own characteristics, textures, aromas...
Look at this beautiful new version of our label - 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon on the bottling line. Release date: Fall 2019.
Cabernet lees, opalescent like metallic ink.
John's lees-ey footprint.
Summer 2017 Eclipse: over harvested wheat fields in Walla Walla. It was overcast the day before and the day after, but perfectly clear on that day.
Summer 2017: Eclipse + Friends + Champagne = a Magical Day
Summer 2017 Eclipse: This dragonfly stayed on our truck antenna for the eclipse. Later that day, we had dozens of these flying circles and doing acrobatics above our yard - a sight we haven't experienced before.
Summer 2017 Eclipse: On a rise north of Walla Walla.
Spring Release 2016: Beautiful bread by the Walla Walla Bread Company and "grandpa onions", a staple in our spring garden.
Fall 2016: Pressing fall leaves - color inspiration for our label.