Harvest is undoubtedly the most exciting time of year at Beckmen Vineyards. Our year-round vineyard crew is busy handpicking our grapes during the night and into the early morning, delivering them to the winery for our winemaker, Steve Beckmen, and his team to turn into wine. From late August to early November, we will be processing tons of grapes from the 150 acres of grapevines we grow. It is an exciting and dynamic process that varies every year, keeping us on our toes even after 22 vintages of making wine. Follow along as we document our 2016 harvest season.
On the fourth day of our 2016 harvest, August 26th, we give you a glimpse of what happens in the winery before we decide to pick a section (known as a block) of our vineyard.
Check back for more footage of our harvest season as we continue to document the making of the 2016 vintage!