Budbreak Arrives at Winderlea

Budbreak Arrives at Winderlea

"Budbreak”:  the glorious time of the year when the vines wake up from their winter dormancy.  For those more curious about what causes budbreak, it is stimulated as soil temperatures rise, osmosis causes water to be drawn upward into the plant through the xylem. This...

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.”...

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...

From Challenge Comes Change

From Challenge Comes Change

The theme of International Women's Day (and therefore the month as far as I'm concerned), is Choose to Challenge. The website tagline reads "A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change". The second part of this sentence has always rang true to...

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