In 2004, we planted one acre of grapes – 200 red raspberry bushes, 100 blueberry bushes, and many fruit trees with the expectation we would one day have a winery for the production of our own wines. In 2005, we planted 3 more acres of grapes and more red raspberry bushes. During April 2006, 4 more acres of grapes were planted as well as black raspberry bushes and currants. In April 2008, we planted another 2 acres of grapes. Our vineyard is now 10 acres. The grapes are planted along the Plum Creek Bike and Nature Trail that goes through our farm. From the ridge on the trail you can look down on Plum Creek as it lazily winds through our pasture and you can see about 300 head of Holstein cattle in our lots and pastures. The trail also goes between our vineyard and farm pond where guests can fish and picnic. Visitors love to walk or bike the 4 miles trail that is connected to the Farm House B&B.
Our family’s dream to create a winery is coming true. We harvested our first grapes in September 2006. We Read more »