Apr
25

2012 Sauvignon Blanc

Releasing May 2013 – all new 2012 Sauvignon Blanc

Apr
25

April 2013 Newsletter

Don’t miss out on reading all that is going on at Munselle Vineyards. From vineyard information to tasty recipes, the MV Newsletter has it all. Please make sure to download a copy of our latest newsletter today! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE LATEST MV NEWSLETTER

Nov
14

2011 Harvest Reflections- Part 1 “Nighttime Adventure!”

This post marks the first in a series I’ll write to share some highlights from another harvest gone by. Every season is different in its own way.  But, this year we had the joy of  seeing it all through our daughters’ eyes, now that they’re old enough to understand what the flurry of activity is… Continue reading »

Sep
14

Lights! Harvester! Action!

The 2011 harvest has begun! It’s been a fairly slow start, but that gives us an opportunity to ease in to the season (and a little more time to scramble and finish up our summer projects!). Sauvignon blanc is typically the first varietal we pick,  once the berries have reached 23 degrees Brix or so,… Continue reading »

Jul
27

Predictions for a “light” year in 2011

I must apologize for the lack of blog posts in recent weeks! Summer travels, a number of home improvement projects and the usual busyness of summertime in the vineyards have been keeping us away, but now we’re back. Here’s what’s going on in the vineyards: Projections have been made for a smaller than average crop… Continue reading »

Apr
19

Newsflash!

Bret was featured in the April 1, 2011 edition of Capital Press, an agricultural industry newspaper. The attached article titled, “Winegrape Grower turns to Family,” captures Bret’s perspective on following in the footsteps of multiple generations before him, while managing the challenges of farming in today, amongst complex policies and regulations…

Apr
15

Hoot! Hoot! Barn Owls Have a New Home at Munselle Vineyards.

Bret was busy building 10 new owl boxes last week.  They were placed in various spots around the ranches, at least 12 ft. high and facing towards the east to avoid the hot afternoon sun.  These owl “condos” are made of wood and stand two feet wide, by two feet tall, and one foot deep–perfectly-sized… 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 »

Oct
01

Bret in the News. . .

A love of the land Farmer honored for his ‘passion,’ commitment to grape growing CHRISTOPHER CHUNG/ PD Bret Munselle, of Munselle Vineyards, picks up grape clusters missed by a vineyard crew during harvest in Geyserville on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010. By ROBERT DIGITALETHE PRESS DEMOCRAT Published: Friday, October 1, 2010 at 9:19 a.m.Last Modified: Friday, October… Continue reading »

Sep
23

Our Outstanding Farmer

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

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