2019 Harvest Report

November 15, 2019

Without question, 2019 will go down as one of the most challenging vintages we’ve ever seen. It will truly be remembered as a “farmer’s vintage”, where experience, caution and a bit of luck meant the difference between success and failure. We are happy to report that everything we harvested this year was of an exceptional […]

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The Tasting Bar Endeavour

August 22, 2019

As we’ve mentioned previously, we’ve been working to open our new tasting bar in Oliver more and more – to date we’ve invited guests in for the past three consecutive weekends and will begin opening 5 days per week very soon. However, getting to this point has been fraught with challenges. Originally, we were planning […]

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Written in Stone – Concrete Fermenters

June 4, 2019

When you envision a winery cellar, you probably imagine long rows of oak wood barrels stacked high, or tall, shiny stainless-steel tanks as the primary vessels a winemaker stores their craftwork in. For the most part, what you’re imagining is probably pretty accurate. Our cellar is home to many oak barrels, from a variety of […]

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December Club Discussion

December 12, 2018

Welcome to the December edition of the Second Chapter Wine Club! Going forward, we’re going to be posting all the details here – it’s a convenient place to check back on, we can add links and images, and best of all we’re not wasting massive amounts of paper distributing hard copies. We’ll also use this […]

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Greetings from Second Chapter Wine Company

September 11, 2018

Greetings from the newly minted Second Chapter Wine Company, Following the sale of Church & State last year, we honestly thought we’d be back at it within a few short months. Well, of course the devil is in the details, and getting a fully licensed winery up and running took a lot more time than […]

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