Posts made in December, 2012

From Wine Newbie to Wine Connoisseur

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

From Wine Newbie to Wine Connoisseur

At Harvest Ridge, we want you to relax and enjoy. Wine is meant to be enjoyed; it is meant to be fun! We love wine and love learning about it. We do our best to provide information to help YOU enjoy it more. Our blog postings will often focus on informational elements about wine. We hope you find these interesting (and/or entertaining). We encourage you to try new things and experiment with wine; however, ultimately, what you like is what you like. There is no “wrong” with wine. So all that said, here are OUR Top 10 Wine Tips (a la David Letterman)! 10. Don’t judge a wine by its label – or...

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The Harvest Ridge Journey Begins

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

The Harvest Ridge Journey Begins

What is involved in starting/opening a winery? If you have been there, you know. If you haven’t been there, this is a peek into our lives the past two years. In order to open a winery: A name must be thought up and agreed upon. Business plan drafts and mission statements formed. Grapes must be selected and planted, all the while learning about pest control, trimming and training the vines as well as learning about irrigation and soil testing. Research needs to be done on what grapes grow well in our area. People must be interviewed and hired: Contractors, architects, winemakers, event...

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