This has been a most unusual harvest from both a climatic and business perspective. Brehm Vineyard's Northwest harvest is on track, but later than in the recent past. Grapes got off to a late start after a chilly spring. The accumulated heat of the past two months has brought us on to a more normal cycle. We are running about 13 days behind the early harvest of last year. The grapes are progressing beautifully and the vineyards are strong. Our existing inventory is moving fast. Brehm’s own
Pre-order is live for the 2022 harvest! View pricing for fresh and frozen grapes here. The Northwest harvest of fine grapes is being fully embraced. Please order early, before harvest. Demand for BV White Salmon Vineyard grapes from commercial wineries is very high. While a good, less expensive past vintage grape inventory currently exists, we expect few grapes will go to the freezer unsold in 2022. The cooler Northwest has white grapes as good as the very best in the world. Do not
Buy 4 pails, get one free! The sale applies to the lowest-priced pail. Make a Rhone Blend of Syrah and Grenache. The Mosier Syrah has gained color and intensity in its warm, cupped canyon on the south side of the Columbia River. On a bench above the Syrah grows the Grenache Noir. The clone was sourced by a home winemaker turned pro. The Syrah offers gravitas, the Grenache brings balance and freshness. Richmond, CA With Pinot Gris, a clone of Pinot Noir allows a fresh, early to enjoy
The 2021 harvest reflected the warm, dry season with intensely flavored fruit. Major challenges came after harvest with the logistics of getting grapes to you. 2022 grapes are in extreme demand, with pricing at the vineyard up substantially. It is difficult to compute pricing of containers, freezers and trucking before the 2022 harvest - all are escalating. The best value grapes are available in the freezer now. Deposits for 2022 pre-harvest grapes begin in June 2022.
The 2021 Harvest has opened early. The vintage, generally, is showing the impact of warm and hot weather. Seriously low yields have been reported from Walla Walla to Coombsville. The Columbia Gorge ‘crush’ is kicking off with the Sauvignon Blanc from Mosier on Labor Day. So, if you want fresh bunches of Sauvignon Blanc, come to White Salmon Vineyard in the afternoon to taste the first JUICE of the year. On 8.27 the S.B. was 20.5° & 2.93 pH, very low cluster count with normal size