Hope everyone had a wonderful Holiday Season! We have been working hard on getting the tasting room ready and preparing for the new vines. Opening day is getting closer and closer. From our family to yours Happy New Year!!
Well the grapes have turned from green and lush to brown and dreary overnight. The seasons are changing! Be on the lookout for our soft opening party early 2019 and our planting party in March.
We are thankful to have received our winery permit from TABC this month! We are even closer to opening and providing Livingston and East Texas with all their TX wines. Remember to buy local and support small businesses this holiday season. Small businesses are the bread and butter of the American Dream. It’s easy to succumb to the ease of Amazon, but take the extra time to share an experience with your loved ones, explore our great state and support the little guys. There are lots of TX vineyards and wineries around the state for you to try! Map of TX wineries
From our family to yours have a great Thanksgiving!
We had some family photos taken at the pond last week and I wanted to share for two reasons. One is to highlight just one of many places on the farm that are beautiful backdrops for wedding or family photos. The second is just to show off our handsome little guy! The floating dock on our pond is just one of our photo or wedding ceremony options.
On September 22 we welcomed baby Maximiliano into our family. It has been magical! He loves to walk around the farm and take it all in. More to come on farm progress when we are getting more than two hours sleep per night.
We are back to work (the day job kind) and progress has slowed some, but don’t worry we are still building. The frame is up on the tasting room and the soil is getting prepped for our new vines coming in March.
Everything is green and blooming here at the farm. The cows spend their days lazing under the tree chewing their cud. The dogs go swimming in the creek every chance they get and the humans are working as hard as they can before school starts back up next month. Progress has been made on the foundation to the tasting room and the vines are growing strong!
The grapes are thriving under the sunny East Texas sky! We won’t have a harvest this year as year one is for trunk development, but we are well on our way to having a second year harvest.
Pinta, one of our longhorns, had he first baby early this month. He is the cutest! Our longhorns are very sweet and like part of our family. As we welcome one new member it seems fitting to announce that the humans will also be adding a member to our family! The future of Tempe Creek Vineyard & Farms coming October 2018! We cannot wait to teach our little boy all about grapes, wine, and sustainable living.
The vines are doing great and we are making progress on the venue. In late March we installed a 40 x 60 Pavilion that will be used for weddings and other events. It stands on top of the hill overlooking the vineyard and pond. It’s big enough to seat 100 — 120 people comfortably.