In the vineyard:
After a very cold start to 2018, we are now in the vineyard on a somewhat regular basis. Pruning is our main task. We are also taking budwood for grafting new vineyard plantings.
In the cellar:
Vintage 2017 has been put to bed. In January we start to taste, evaluate and blend the 2017 wines. In the meantime we are getting ready to bottle more of the 2016 vintage. including Hardscrabble Chardonnay, Claret and Petit Verdot.
In the Tasting Room:
Linden Vineyard’s tasting room is open to all visitors from 11:00 to 5:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. Tastings are $8.00 per person. Reservations are not needed. We are currently tasting: 2016 Boisseau Viognier, 2016 Petit Manseng (demi-sec), 2015 Claret, 2014 Petit Verdot, and 2013 Petit Verdot. Additionally, we offer a Special Reserve Cellar Tasting on Saturdays at noon, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00. you can sign up upon arrival at Linden. In the cellar we are currently tasting: Boisseau Chardonnay 2015, Avenius Chardonnay 2015; Homage 2015, Hardscrabble 2015; and Late Harvest Petit Manseng 2013 and Late Harvest Vidal 2009. The fee is $25.00. Finally Linden offers a tour of the vineyard (weather permitting) and the cellar at 11:15 on both Saturdays and Sundays. There is no charge for the tour. No reservations are necessary.
Of Special Interest:
Linden is open from 11:00 to 5:00 on Saturdays and Sundays through the winter months. Please note that we now only offer the Special Reserve Cellar Tastings on Saturday afternoons. Library selections of older red wines will be available available by the glass to our Case Club members through February.