Wine Country Thanksgiving with Three Feathers

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Three Feathers Estate & Vineyard is participating in Wine Country Thanksgiving 2019 at Lady Hill Winery.

Save the Date! Friday, November 29 to Sunday, December 1stfrom 11 am to 5 pm Wine Country Thanksgiving | Willamette Valley Wineries For the first time this Thanksgiving, Three Feathers Estate will be participating in the biggest wine tasting event of the season, the Wine Country Thanksgiving Wine Tour. This tour features many vineyards, like ourselves, who are not generally … Read More

Harvest Lore 2019

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Harvesting 2019 Pinot Gris clone at Three Feathers Estate.  Harvesting our 2019 grapes, Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris.

September 2019 | In the Vineyard September is an anxious time for Vineyard owners.  We all are hoping for optimum harvest conditions; perfectly ripened fruit, warm dry autumn days and a crew that is ready to pick when we are – an ideal harvest scenario. This year Three Feathers Vineyard looked pretty good; disease-free, unlike other vineyards in the valley … Read More

The start of our 2019 Vintage

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Buds on vines in Three Feathers Vineyard during growing season 2019.

Off to the Races! Our Pinot Noir grapes are popping out of their buds ten days after showing a “baby bump” on April 15.  This is called Bud Break and is the start of a grape’s annual growth cycle in the spring. Vineyard owners use bud break to calculate the harvesting date; the average number of days from bud break … Read More

Bringing in the 2018 Harvest

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Christine Stimac with 2018 harvested grapes from Three Feathers Estate & Vineyard, Willamette Valley AVA, Chehalem Mountain, Oregon.

Bringing in the 2018 Harvest Choosing the best moment to harvest grapes is a delicate matter. We spent three weeks in the vineyard, three hours a day, trimming leaves away from the fruit and thinning clusters that seem to be lagging behind. We checked the sugar content (Brix) every few days to see if the fruit was at the perfect … Read More