It has been over a year now and we find ourselves shocked how quickly time has flown by. We have been extremely busy and have managed to squeeze in some good times along with producing some really exceptional wine that we are proud to share. Production and quality has been as good as it’s ever been. Continue reading Many Firsts at Dorcich Family Vineyards
The year started out a little rough with flooding and lots of mildew pressure. We managed to get through all of this and moved into the harvest early to mid September.
The white grapes came in normal with the exception of chardonnay which came in lighter than we saw last year. This years harvest was a lot of stopping and starting, we saw about a weeks break between each varietal. Our reds look about average across the board but we did see smaller cluster sizes.
We had some intense heat and sunlight in the late summer Continue reading Dad’s 2017 Harvest Notes