The combination of this property's beauty, diversity, and location in the heart of the Okanagan appellation makes it especially valuable. The proximity to Okanagan Lake provides a moderating effect and allows for an extended ripening period, making "The Ranch" an oustanding site for wine growing.
|Planted:||1980, re-grafted to vinifera varieties in 1995, on-going modifications|
|Location:||Naramata Bench, adjacent to Okanagan Mountain Park (lat. 49.66°, long. 119.64°)|
|Soil:||Silt, clay, loam|
|Spacing:||8' x 4', 7' x 3'|
|Trellis:||Spur and cane-pruned, vertical shoot positioning|
|Varieties:||Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Vidal and Riesling|