Browsing Archive: May, 2011

Wine Sale at Packers Package!

Posted by Michael on Saturday, May 28, 2011, In : Wine Sale 
Huge sale going on NOW at Packers Package in West Fargo!  Save nearly $4 a bottle on our Alpha Rose, Marquette and Frontenac Gris.  Sale prices good through June 1st.

Packers Package is located next to Sunmart Foods in West Fargo.  Address: 9th St East & 13th Avenue, West Fargo, ND.

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Finally, Spring is Here!

Posted by Rodney Hogen on Monday, May 16, 2011, In : Vineyard News 
OK, did I miss spring ?    It seems that way with the many cold rainy days!   The good news is the forecast for a week for sunshine with temperatures in the 60's and 70's.
Our vines will be budding a little later this year but sometimes that not bad because the chance of a  frost is less as we start the end of May.  The vineyard is now all pruned and buds are starting to swell and soon will open. 

I finished spraying Roundup in the rows and spraying around the Tasting Room with 2-4-D f...

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"Pruners Always Welcome"

Posted by Rodney hogen on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, In : Vineyard News 
It's spring and the pruning has begun!  Last week my son Darin and I spent a couple of days pruning and we are about half done.  All of the Frontenac Gris are pruned and only a few of the Marquette's are left.  Both varieties survived another winter in good shape and we lost less than 1%.  Darin and I also pruned the Frontenac Gris in the gofer vineyard and also started on the King of the North.   

Darin who has lived in the Wine Country of Oregon for the past 14 years was a fast learn...
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