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Grape Harvest time, let the magic begin

Grape Harvest time, let the magic begin

Fall is my favorite time of year, with harvest it is also the busiest time of the year. Waiting until the grapes are at just the right composition takes patience. Once the grapes are ready and picked (at the break of dawn) when the weather is cool, the crush begins. We sort, destem and crush the grapes and then allow the skins to sit in the juice and let the magic happen.  Well, we guide the magic a little bit. This is when the color and complexity from the skins influences the juice. Once the macerating skins begin...


Meet Max, our new winery puppy

Meet Max, our new winery puppy

Come by and meet Max!

Wine Club Meets The Vineyard

At Monarch Grove Winery we cherish the times when we can bring all of our wine club members together for a pickup party. 
We always have a good time with plenty of wine and food pairings made in-house. We introduce new group games like hammerschlagen to bring people together and create a welcoming atmosphere. 
Our favorite times have been when we have the opportunity to bring our wine club members to the vineyard. Together we harvest, process and bottle. Showing behind...