Autumn 2016 – Fall is in the air

August, 2016 It’s the most exciting time of year, when we are headed for harvest. I expect a good harvest for all the grapes- Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc and Merlot, and we will pick in late September or early October. Since…

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Summer 2015 – The Vineyards Grow !

Summer 2015 – The Vineyards Grow !

August, 2015 We bottled our wine at the end of June this year, and when we stacked all of our cases inside, I saw that we had an instant need to expand our workspace. So, time for a new addition!…

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Fall in the Wine Cellar

  • November 14, 2014

November, 2014 Our successful harvest is over and we are very busy with wine making! Our Chardonnay is still in second (malolactic) fermentation and most of the red wines have completed both fermentations. The malolactic, or second fermentation is trickier…

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Summer In the Vineyard

June, 2014 Except for cleaning and storing barrels, all of our activities are now focused on the vineyard. The vines are thriving so far with very little sign of disease, but with all this rain, it will be a challenge…

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Bottling Day at Twin Oaks!

April, 2014 We had a beautiful spring day for bottling and our whole crew showed up plus some volunteers, who were so very welcome. We had Scott and Clay, Jimmy and his son, Claudia’s daughter, Bill and his able crew,…

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Spring 2014!

March, 2014 Spring at last! In the vineyard, we are busy assessing the damage done by the harsh winter, especially on our very young Merlot vines. We will probably have to order more vines than usual this spring to replace…

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Winter At The Winery – 2013

December, 2013 On the mountain, we have a micro-climate that is different from lower altitudes - we get fog, ice and snow when no one else does and we get more of everything. The vineyard has already been covered with…

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Twin Oaks Tavern Winery won GOLD!

"Big News!" Twin Oaks Tavern Winery won GOLD at the Beverage Tasting Institute's October 10, 2013 Competition, scoring a 92 (Exceptional) for Donna Evers' 2012 Twin Oaks Chardonnay: "Twin Oaks Tavern Winery 2012 Chardonnay, Virginia $21: Golden color. Rich aromas…

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