Harvest winding down!

6:37AM Friday, October 15th 2010 Dear Friends of Shinn, The wind is howling here on Oregon Rd. It rained most of the night but seems to have tapered off for now. We may get a little more rain [...]

Franc and ‘Shrooms!

While harvesting Cabernet Franc, Barbara found these perfect puffball mushrooms. What a treat!

Holiday weekend!

6:08AM Friday, October 8th, 2010 Dear Friends of Shinn, It is a very still morning after a windy day yesterday. The sun finally came out around midday and began to dry the vineyard out after [...]

Sun Dancing!

6:00 AM Friday, October 1st, 2010 Dear Friends of Shinn, Over the last 24 hours we have been threatened by one of the largest tropical rainstorms that I have observed on the radar screen in the [...]