Peter is re-exploring the Northwest and expanding our grape offerings for the 2018 harvest. We still have a few contracts in the works, but here is a sneak peek of what we have planned for 2018. We will begin taking orders at the end of May, however if you are interested in a large quantity of any single varietal please call or email us now. Columbia Gorge AVA Gruner Veltliner Pinot Gris Chardonnay Gewurztraminer Riesling Pinot Noir Syrah Grenache
It's time to dust off your carboys and get that spring fermentation started! We have a selection of pails and drums on sale. These are the end of the lot which means we are down to 1 - 3 pails/drums of the following items: California Pails '15 Plum Ridge Cabernet Franc $130 Reg. $160 '13 Plum Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon$130 Reg. $160 '17 Plum Ridge Malbec$160 Reg. $192 '16 Columbia Gorge Syrah $150 Reg. $183 '17 White Salmon Vineyard Chardonnay
Where and how the grapes are grown is the basis for your wine. The wine starts in the vineyard. Brehm Vineyards has chosen a very cool location for Sangiovese in the Carneros region of the Sonoma Valley. It grows next to San Pablo Bay, across Arnold Drive from the Gloria Ferrer Vineyard. Sangiovese is low in anthocyanins and tannin. The phenolic development becomes less intense with more heat and sun. Cooler climate vineyards that are sufficiently warm enough to reach full ripeness,
We Survived the 2017 Vintage. The most difficult vintage Peter has witnessed in 46 years. The grapes that persevered are excellent. The intense heat impacted the Carneros Chardonnay and stimulated the Sangiovese to greatness. The end of the harvest brought on beautiful grapes. A bit long on the vines with advanced sugars, but no noticeable raisins. These grapes are hearty survivors and ready to give up their lush, flavor and ripe anthocyanins. Shorter, cooler fermentations will best express
We are in processes of finalizing orders and will be begin transferring grapes to our California and Chicago freezers. We will contact you to schedule your shipment or pick-up.