Vineyard History - July 2015 - The vineyard is healthy and growing

The vineyard is healthy and growing In spite of the lack of water in 2013, too much water in 2014 (deluge), and sporadic watering in 2015 due to broken generator, the vines are doing good. We gave them some fertilizer and the rain gave them extra water. They are happy little vines growing like crazy. […]

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Vineyard History - July 2013 - Vineyard is growing.

July 2013 - Vineyard is growing. We go back in July and look at our vineyard. It is time to remove all the shelters so the rain doesn't rot the baby vines. We also install 2 Owl Houses (says that 20 times very fast), as Owls eat rats and snakes, which the vines attract in […]

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Vineyard Story - 1st Planting April 2013

Vineyard Story - 1st Planting April 2013 A year after clearing the land, the soil is ready for our first planting of about 3,600 plants. Well there's few rocks in the way that we need to get out. And the well needs a pump shed for the irrigation to think about those things. And […]

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Vineyard Story - Starting the work - 2012

Vineyard Story - Starting the work - 2012 First we have to drill a well. Elbrock dug it in March, 2012. He found the water at 450 feet deep. Then we have to clear the land... about 6 acres: Histoire du Vignoble - Le travail commence - 2012 Tout d'abord il faut creuser un puit. […]

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Starting a Vineyard - Finding the place - 2010

Starting a Vineyard - Finding the place - 2010 In 2000 we bought 80 acres at the foothills of the Chiricahuas, and in 2010 we decided to use it for our vineyard (a.k.a Copper Horse Vineyard). The land is at the exit of Sulfur Canyon, on a sort of delta. The rain water comes straight […]

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Vineyard History - Our house - February 2014/2015

House on Vineyard - February 2014/2015 We finally have a house near the vineyard, but it has been an adventure. It took a year from visiting the mobile home lot to actually have a house installed and almost ready to go on our land. Notre maison au Vignoble - FĂ©vrier 2014/2015 Nous avons finallement une […]

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Vineyard History - February 2015 - Pruning

February 2015 - Pruning We went to our Vineyard with the intend of pruning our vines, but as soon as we got on our land we noticed that a bedroom window of our new home has been broken into. It'll take 4 days to find a place (Bishop in Lordsburg) to fix the window. The […]

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