ORDER YOUR 1 YEAR OLD BARE ROOT LEON MILLOT PLANTS LESS THAN 500 @ $3.00 EACH, 500 -999 PLANTS @ $2.50 EACH, OVER 1000 PLANTS $ 2.00 EACH 25% DEPOSIT REQUIRED
Start your own Vineyard! Make your own Wine, Juice & Jellies!
We have the knowledge!
We have 1 year old plants or we can show you how to propagate cuttings into plants! 7000 + plants available spring of 2013
We also offer one on one or group classes from:
Propagating your plants
Fermentation to a fine wine!
April 25th 2013
Our plants are going fast!! We ran out in the greenhouse and just potted another 240 from our bare root garden. The bare root plants are 1 year old and you can plant them right away not like the potted which you will have to wait until the frost is gone :)
April 8th 2013
We had a great show….the cuttings are all gone, we have about 300 potted plants left and we have lots of bare root vines available… please call ahead to order these , as we need time to dig them up… Thank you!!
April 4th 2013
We Will be selling plants & cuttings at the Home Idea show, Spokane Convention Center April 5,6,&7 Hope to see you there!!
March 30 th 2013
The Pruning is done!!! There are Cuttings available but only for the next month as we will place whatever is remaining in the ground for next spring.. The vines look great! The buds should be swelling soon!!!
March 24th 2013
Probably our last pruning class of the season will be on the 30th depending on how this week goes with us getting the pruning finished… plants are going fast, get yours soon!!!
March 17th 2013
Had a great class yesterday!! And am looking forward to the next weekend…we will have these classes until the entire vineyard is pruned…3 weeks max… so schedule your seat!!!
March 9th 2013
Learn to prune your vines, propagate your cuttings into new plants, design your personal vineyard.… classes now
March 2nd 2013
The Time is here!! We are starting our pruning on Monday. We are also not saving as many cuttings so if you want some @ .50 each get your order in soon!
Febuary 13th 2013
We have had an awesome winter and are gearing up to start selling our potted plants & cuttings…if you want to learn how to prune we are giving classes this spring. Call us for details :)
January 8th 2013
We are now taking orders for plants & cuttings and would like to welcome Jim Burns to our team, he will be heading up our outside grape sales :)
October 18th 2012
We have closed the vineyard, thank you for a great year!!! Our brix count averaged at the end 27+ we had a multitude of juicers and canned gallons for ourselves as well. Next year we will be producing our own wine, but we are reserving ½ the vineyard for a u-pick as well. Spring time pruning classes will be posted.
October 9th 2012
We have 1 ½ weeks left to harvest at this point we are gleaning our vineyard and donating it to 2nd Harvest food bank also we made our decision and will be starting our winery next year!
October 6th 2012
We had a good frost this morning… so this is a 2 week warning to pick before the brix get too high…
October 4th 2012
We are having a wine making class this Saturday @ 12 noon. Please call us to reserve your seat!
October 3rd 2012
Thanks To jay shock, we canned 14 gallons of grape juice! We also re-energized the skins & seeds to make a second chance wine…this makes a terrific red table wine :)
September 23rd 2012
These grapes are amazing!! They are perfect! Acid is at .6 and the brix on some plants are reaching the 30’s it is time to harvest…mention this post and get 10% off.
September 23rd 2012
Class went well yesterday, Thanks to Jim Burns who made a PowerPoint presentation about his own experiences
…Next class is October 6th.
Call or e-mail us to reserve your seat!
September 22nd 2012
Harvest this week!! For .90 cents a pound!!! Sugars are up for a perfect bottle of wine or juice… mention this post for the discount!
September 11th 2012
Next wine making class September 22nd @ 2 pm.. $75.00 Per person or couple including book, from vines to wines.
$300.00 includes all wine making equipment needed, including grapes & book. Please see our web-site for more information or call Glen @ 509-270-1610
You must reserve your seat to make sure we have enough supplies for you...
September 10th 2012
The sugar (brix) are coming up faster than forecasted. I just went down to the vineyard with Mr. Burns and we were getting 25-26 brix on many plants!! It’s time to make wine! Or juice of course.
September 9th 2012
The wine making class was fun… Thank you Confidence… going to have another one on the 22nd of this month… you must reserve your seat early. Also juicers have been harvesting over the weekend…Grapes are ready! :)
September 6th 2012
We are having our first wine making class this Saturday September 8th @ 2PM. Confidence Israel is coming down from NorthPort to teach Organic Wine Making
Please call us to reserve your seat!
August 31st 2012
We just finished our store! Thanks to the local artist bring us their beautiful works! Come visit our store and mention that you read our blog and we will give you 10% off Grapes & Art!
August 26rd 2012
We just uploaded several pictures to our Face Book page, check out our vineyard pictures :) thanks Charitee for taking them. We have been developing a store on the vineyard with artworks from local talent. Please feel free to walk the vineyard and check out our new store.
August 23rd 2012
bird netting is up :) Thank s to the people that helped. Also a special thanks to the Bergstroms for their help in completing the store set-up.
August 19th 2012
Looking for artist & craftsmen to place their works in our shop from the end of August to the beginning on November. Our Vineyard attracts higher end clients who love wine & art... we will sell your pieces on commission... Please let me know if you are interested. or e-mail me firstname.lastname@example.org
August 16th 2012
The grapes are just beginning to turn dark red/purple/black :) looks like next week we will be placing the bird netting and we are speculating that the grapes will be ready after the first week of September! Check back for the sugar/brix count, I will be checking and updating this every 3 days.
August 7th 2012
The heat is on and the grapes are loving it :) you couldn’t ask for a better year of growing… I am excited to taste this years bounty. This will make a great wine :)
August 3rd 2012
The harvest this year will be incredible. The birds are already starting to hover. Watering will stop on August 20th & the bird netting will go on! Your invited to stop by and see our progress :)
July 21st 2012
the vines are being very aggressive this year, by this I mean they are sending shoots across the rows and tying into each other! So as an experiment and after talking to a couple of vintners I am hedging (cutting back all the shoots and placing the energy into the grape) I will let you know how this works :)
July 9th 2012
Good morning… We are looking for artist who would like to place their work in our shop for 2-3 months on consignment… as we are developing our yearly store. This would be from mid August to the end of October . We do get a lot of people harvesting and this would be a great opportunity to show & sell your work.
July 6th 2012
The heat is on… with all the amazing growth this spring mixed with inches of rain… and now the heat… this will be a spectacular growing season!! Call us for a tour or to set up a class on everything from propagating your cuttings, water & trellis design to making a fine wine! Call Glen 509-270-1610
June 29th 2012
all I can say is wow! The vineyard is up, color is great, second pruning was fast and very successful… suckers are all gone :) Please feel free to visit us!!
June 21st 2012
It’s time! If you haven’t cleaned your plants, you should do it now!! Don’t be nervous… too much fruit will delay or even ruin your crop. So go out to your plants and remove all the suckers (these are growth that you don’t need or want that steel the energy from the main vines)
Questions feel free to call us :)
June 11th 2012
Plants are doing great… weird weather the 2nd frost we had did not effect the vineyard at all ( the plants were all wet from a downpour right before the frost came) Thanks GOD!!
June 2nd 2012
The Last of the planting is being done this weekend… then it is plant thinning :) Grape Questions? E-mail us email@example.com
May 29th 2012
We are growing!! I was afraid for the frost earlier this month… we had a light frosting and lost 5% of the buds that were starting early… but the vines are back with a vengeance…Our harvest should be around the first week of September… please come back and check our brix count starting In August. We will be checking the Brix every three days.
May 7th 2012
The last month has been busy here. The vineyard looks great! The buds are swelling and leaves are beginning to pop. We are now expanding our infrastructure. Adding 3 zones and 2” waterlines to the rear of our property, also looking at adding another greenhouse…a bit bigger:)
April 8th 2012
Happy Easter! And thank you to the wonderful people who came to yesterdays pruning class!!
April 6th 2012
Waiting for spring to show up… Please no more frost :) so far we have 1800 plants for sale in the fall (leon Millot) and for spring of 2013 we will have 7000 1 year old plants for sale. Start planning your vineyard now!!!
March 31th 2012
We had a great class today! vineyard pruning is just about completed.
Please call us to reserve your seat!
March 18th 2012
We had a great class today! Glen taught pruning technics, trellis design, propagation of plants & planting. Call us to set up a class for you! Or your club! Just $20.00 a person and you get to take home knowledge & cuttings! Class will be 2-3 hours depending on your questions.
March 17th 2012
Just got back from Canada... Got some more varietals of grapes... Boco Noir, Marechal Foch, Frontenac, Reliance and others...to add to our ever expanding Vineyard... Tired... but I have to get the Pruning done... so off to the field I go on this cloudy Saturday...
March 16th 2012
This morning I am heading to Deep Roots Winery in Northport Wa. I am Visiting Confidence & Devotion Isreal and also gathering 200 Boco Noir Cuttings and a couple of other varietal's that we will be trying in our Vineyard and will be selling plants and cuttings in the next 2 years!
March 15th 2012
Today we pulled 600 1 year old plants. Beautiful root balls and ready to plant in your Vineyard! Call us to order yours today, while supplies last!
March 13th 2012
Wow what a beautiful day!! Pruned 13 rows and the plants are all healthy. Cuttings are now available and we do ship to areas in the USA!
March 5th 2012
We are starting our pruning this week! Be sure to call us to reserve your cuttings & 1 year old Leon Millot Plants!
February 27th 2012
We made our decision! After lengthy research… Vinegar will kill the weeds!, with-out effecting our vines and keeping us on the organic side… this will be our experiment for 2012.. The only problem I found with this is that over time the acidity of the soil will rise and will have to be neutralized with gypsum.
February 23th 2012
Want to learn how to prune your vineyard? We are having classes in the early spring. Dress warm! Glen will work with you on the art of pruning...the why and propagation. This is an actual working class out in our vineyard, We will work with you as you are pruning our plants and discussing your grape questions. The cost of this class without the book... (from vines to wines) is $25.00 and with the book $45.00. Plus you will be able to take home a few cuttings! These classes will be available until the vineyard is completed :)
February 19th 2012
Thank you for all the recent plant orders… Remember they are bare root and 1 year old Leon Millot. Please call us or order on line… we are anticipating the end of March or April for pick-up or delivery.
February 5th 2012
We had a great January and are looking forward to pruning in the early spring. If you would like to learn how to prune I will be giving classes as well as having pruning work parties (will trade cuttings for work!)… Please contact Glen @ 509-270-1610
December 24th 2011
Merry Christmas & a very Happy New Year!
December 5th 2011
Our Leon Millot Port should be ready to bottle by Christmas… looking forward to giving my Mom some cheer :)
November 23 2011
November 11 2011
Thank you Mr. Burns for the jelly you made with our grapes & the recipe is perfect… Please e-mail me if you want a copy of his jelly recipe :) firstname.lastname@example.org
October 30 2011
Yesterday was the last pressing for molly & her family … it was a great season. I also racked my wine & decided to make 5 gallons of port. Please feel free to call or e-mail us with any questions or classes you may want to take.
October 24 2011
Last night Doc Frland came back and presses another 12 gallons, lots of fun… thanks for the wine :).. Saturday will be our last pressing… so get back to us if you are ready :)
October 22 2011
Happy Birthday Callie! We also blew out our waterlines, did a final plant pick-up-check & mow and put her to bed for the winter excited to see the growth next year!!! I am working on classes for next spring and will post them soon!
October 18 2011
We are watering in the vineyard and getting it ready to put to bed :) definitely looking forward to next year! If you would like to learn how to prune and manage your vineyard, please contact us and we will let you know when we start. You are invited to join us and learn while doing :) Cuttings next year are $0.50 each and one year old plants are $5.00 each.
Doc Frland came yesterday to press 440 lbs of grapes we prepared for him last night… the primary fermenting went very well… the ta was .7 the color was just beautiful :) he also brought 200 lbs from his own Millot plants to crush/ de-stem and started the primary … also a thank you to Molly Gieger and family for all her help and the families entertainment :)
October 17 2011
Thanks to all the people that came to help yesterday! The grapes are all harvested just a little over 3 ½ tons… next year we are expecting 6 tons + as our younger plants are catching up :)
October 16 2011
Bird netting is coming off easy… our little invention for the tractor is working better than expected… this will be the last week we are selling grapes… only have about 1500 lbs left the ta is at .7 and the brix are avg is 25 :) & a special thank you for our local friends for all your help this year :)
October 12 2011
Dear Friends and family we are wrapping up the vineyard this weekend. OCT 15th & 16th for the final harvest of our grapes. Bring pruners if you have them and the capacity for a great time. Lunch included Let us know if your coming.
October 11 2011
This has been a fast moving month and I am sorry to say that this will be the last week (or so) of harvesting. Grapes are $0.65 a pound so come and get them before I do By Wednesday the 18th I will have all of our grapes picked for our Armageddon wine. (My brother Eric named it For all of you that believe that December 21st 2012 is the end of the world.) In this case this will be the last batch ;)
October 7,8 &9 2011
We are at the Home Idea Show at the Spokane Fair Grounds…Right next to Green bluff Growers association! Visit with us & Try a grape :) hope to see you soon…also Donna is at the vineyard working hard with our harvesters :)
October 3, 2011
We had a great weekend harvesting our grapes!!!We finished up 16 rows (thats 1 ½ miles of grapes:) and still have 16 to go… Come and get them :)
September 30, 2011
Grapes are moving at our new low price. We are also harvesting our personal wine grapes as well :) hope to see you soon!!
September 25, 2011
Just dropped the grape price to $0.65 a pound until they are all gone!!
September 22, 2011
It’s been quite the day…The grapes are spectacular this year.. While harvesting I have been enjoying the grapes… also no bees to be seen :) This has been the perfect day!
September 17, 2011
Happy Birthday Amanda & Ronnie :) We are down to 150 plants or so but next spring we will have 1000 1 year old plants for sale @ $5.00 each (Leon Millot)
September 15, 2011
The harvest is underway, thanks to the weather it made it a perfect day to pick grapes :) hope to see you soon!!
September 10, 2011
Grapes are ready to harvest!!! Some parts of the vineyard are averaging 22-26 brix :) tartaric test @ .65% avg :)
September 8, 2011
We are working on our class agenda’s & schedules... Any wants or comments would be appreciated!
September 5, 2011
Happy Labor Day! We got the outdoor kitchen ready!! As you gather your grapes you will have the use of a crusher de-stemner, a juicer, wash sinks, picking tables, wagons & buckets...The grapes are loving this extra time this year and the sugars should reach 24-26 brix within the next 10 days.
September 4, 2011
Donna & I went through the vineyard and adjusted the netting, checked and replaced emitters, mowed... She is a really good sport :)
September 1, 2011
We are selling Leon Millot plants for you to place in the ground this fall and spring $5.00 each & don’t forget next spring we are taking orders for cuttings at $0.50 each (min. 3 nodes and width of a #2 pencil)
August 29, 2011
An observation, the netting is working very well as the birds (starlings) are just passing us by now.
August 25, 2011
Our New Web-site is up and running, Please leave feedback or e-mail us at email@example.com
August 23, 2011
We just finished placing 3 miles of bird netting on our grapes... Glens invention worked very well and the netting laid easily.
August 20, 2011
My wife Donna & I went to China Bend Winery for their garlic festival. We had a great time with our friends Confidence & Devotion Israel (who own Deep Roots winery by North port WA.)
August 18, 2011
The grapes are starting to turn dark purple, we are thinking about the birds that ate 6 tons of our grapes last year $%*@&@*#( so we bought Avigaurd bird netting and hopefully will find the time to place it on in the next few days.