Jan
01

Ringing in 2012

Happy New Year from our family to you and yours! Wishing you a wonderful year and great wine in 2012. The Munselles

May
26

There’s a new chick in town!

We went out to collect our eggs this evening and were very surprised to find a new resident in the coop! This adorable chickadee hopped around the pen, but never strayed too far from it’s mommy.  It was so sweet to watch…hopefully there will be lots more chicks to come soon!

May
26

An informal cab tasting…

It’s a tough job to distinguish between four bottles of premium Cabernet Sauvignon from the 2006 vintage, but someone has to do it. These wines went head to head in a spontaneous taste-off around our friends’ back yard barbecue. What was the outcome? Let’s start by saying, they were all great, but this was the… Continue reading »

Apr
15

Goat update

Our long-awaited and final set of goat twins finally arrived last Friday. Broken Horn gave birth to two little boys named Piner and Pinecone (once again named by the girls, of course!).  They both have very different and interesting coloring. Piner is white with a black stripe down his back and Pine Cone has coloring… Continue reading »

Apr
15

The New Kids on our Block

Spring has officially arrived at Munselle Vineyards.  Two of our goats, Trudy and Loca, have each given birth to twins recently.  BeBe is due to deliver at any moment and she is so enormous, we’re beginning to wonder if she’s carrying triplets!  We’ll keep you posted of her progress. Our four-year-old daughter, Maddie, has thoughtfully… Continue reading »

Apr
15

Red Tail Hawk Sighting

The girls and I  decided to take advantage of the gorgeous day on Monday and went out for a stroll. About a mile into it, I looked up and spotted a Red Tail Hawk flying overhead. The bird came to rest in the trees above us long enough for me to snap a few photos.… Continue reading »

Apr
15

Aloha Maysen!

We proudly welcome Maysen Rose Munselle to the family. She was born on March 16, 2011 to our brother and sister-in-law, Lance and Amy, on the balmy island of Oahu, where they currently reside.  This new, little one is not so little. She weighed nearly 10 lbs. at birth and is a beautiful, thriving bundle… Continue reading »

Sep
23

Our Outstanding Farmer

Bret  driving  tractor, 12  years  old,  harvesting  Sauv  Blanc  grapes  at  the  Michalek  Ranch. 9-3-87

Aug
25

Celebration of Lionel Sr.’s 40 years on the ranch

It was a beautiful evening to celebrate the hard work and loyalty of Lionel Mendoza, Sr. He’s tended the Wasson and Munselle ranches for 40 years!  Crew members and their families all came out for the festivities and enjoyed delicious Mexican food and music.  We think all the kids (at least 15 of varying ages)… Continue reading »

Aug
14

A few of our Favorite things. . .

Bottle Stopper Wicks-This month’s wine club shipment will be delivered with a little gift to light your summer evenings.  We use these Bottle Stopper Wicks out on our patio table and have enjoyed them so much that we wanted to share them.  Put that empty MV bottle to good use with the instructions below: 1.… Continue reading »

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