The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Since Saturday I’ve had the Thin Lizzy song “Jailbreak,” rolling around in my head.  This is not a common phenomenon even if the song was released my first year in college.  But, as you may suspect, there is a story.  Over the past month or so, we have...
Winderlea Celebrates B Corp Month

Winderlea Celebrates B Corp Month

As I write this, most of us at Winderlea are engaged in finalizing our application to be re-certified as a B Corp.  It seems fitting then that March is B Corp Month, when the B Corp community comes together to celebrate, “People using business as a force for good.”...
This Week at Winderlea Feb 3, 2022

This Week at Winderlea Feb 3, 2022

The sheep have settled in quite well and seem to be adapting to their new surroundings easily.  In one week, they have done a pretty thorough job of grazing the 4+  acres of ground cover they occupy and will shortly be moved to another part of the vineyard. Pruning is...
Worden Hill Vineyard Gets Sheep

Worden Hill Vineyard Gets Sheep

When Winderlea started farming Biodynamic® in 2009, it was always our hope that one day we would be able to bring animals onto the vineyard (our labradoodles Monty and Celie did not count!)  We did bring honey bees on in 2010 and chickens in 2014 and they have been...
Spring is coming!

Spring is coming!

On Tuesday, Donna and I experienced one of the first signs of Spring; the blessing of the final blends of Rosé.  We’ll have two very distinct wines again this year, one from the Winderlea Estate Vineyard and the other, the Clos Vernier from Worden Hill Vineyard.  Both...
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