April 15:  Passport Day


We will be open for Passport Day both at the winery and at our tasting room in Santa Cruz, 12:00-5:00 PM.
At the winery:

  • Picnic in the amphitheater with views to Santa Cruz and Monterey Bay
  • An extensive, award-winning wine tasting list
  • Light hors d'oeuvres
  • Enjoy the organic vineyard, sustainable winery, and beautiful garden.

For more information about Passport Day, see the SCMWA website here.

 

 

The 2016 Harvest & Crush

The 2016 harvest and crush is finished and this year's vintage is working its magic. Here are some photos for your enjoyment.

A truckload of pinot noir being unloaded under the triple green canopy that shades the crush pad.

A truckload of pinot noir being unloaded under the triple green canopy that shades the crush pad.

Silver Mountain's Gravity-Fed Crush Pad. The grapes are sorted on the chute, then drop into the destemmer.

Silver Mountain's Gravity-Fed Crush Pad. The grapes are sorted on the chute, then drop into the destemmer.

1/2 ton of Pinot noir going into the fermenter.

1/2 ton of Pinot noir going into the fermenter.

The row of fermentation tanks with their precious contents.

The row of fermentation tanks with their precious contents.