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Our Red Mountain AVA Vineyard

15 Apr
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In March of 2018 we planted our 2.23 acre vineyard on our 5.5 acre property in the Red Mountain AVA. 1.32 acres have Cabernet Franc, Clone 12 (1650 plants) and .91 acre of Cabernet Sauvignon, Clone 191 (1150 plants). We’re fortunate enough to live in an incredibly supportive neighborhood and have neighbors with all the […]

Red Mountain Estate Vineyard Groundbreaking

01 Mar
Frichette Estate Vineyard Groundbreaking

The next time you visit us on Red Mountain, you may notice a change in our landscaping. We were recently awarded water rights allowing us break ground and plant our estate vineyard. The milestone moment was captured in the video below.   We’ll plant 1.32 acres (1650 plants) of Cabernet Franc, Clone 12 and .91 […]

How Pruning Makes Great Wine on Red Mountain

13 Mar
How pruning makes great wine.

One the most important activities occurring in the Red Mountain AVA is pruning. Some might wonder what is pruning and why is it so relevant? To find out the answer, we tracked down Vineyard Manager and Vine Whisperer, Damon LaLonde. Damon oversees Scooteney Flats Vineyard, Red Heaven, Red Path Vineyard and French Creek Vineyards. Here’s […]