Tag Archives: Dry Farmed

2014 Vintage Outlook

Because of the even-moderate heat and drought conditions, we will begin picking Syrah in late August, a record early harvest. Previously, we have started Syrah harvest with Ruben’s block as early as the first week of September. On average we forecast to pick two weeks earlier than any past vintage. P H E N O L I C  R I P E N E S Read More →

Mother Vine inspires Father Times

Stolpman’s Vineyard Manager, Ruben Solorzano and his four year old son Omar started the second generation of the Mother Vine/Provignage project. They put the Mother Vine’s three canes underneath the ground and arched up into the air, creating three new offspring connected to Mom. Next year, we hope to have twelve new vine-heads! Photographs by Kari Crist