2015 in the Vineyard & Winery https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/ 2015 in the Vineyard & Winery Case run to Bozeman https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379744 200379744 Beautiful Yellowstone in February https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379745 200379745 High tunnel in dormancy, March https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379746 200379746 Prepping the new land in March https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379747 200379747 Readying the land for tomatoes & peppers Sulfur, peat moss and aged manure compost https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379748 200379748 Sulfite crystals from Frontenac wine Wine when chilled sometimes drops out Potassium bitartrate (cream of tartar) in crystaline form. This softens the wine and keeps the crystals from forming in the bottles. https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379749 200379749 High tunnel ready for planting raspberries March 21: Almost ready to plant. https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379750 200379750 Planting Anne yellow raspberries, Mar 21 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379751 200379751 Haskaps in Blossom: April 2nd https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379752 200379752 Grape budding, April 11th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379753 200379753 Plum blossoms, April 13 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379754 200379754 Carmine Jewel Cherries in blossom May 6 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379755 200379755 Grapes budding, May 6th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379756 200379756 Raspberries emerging, May 6th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379757 200379757 Robin Nest, May 18th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379758 200379758 Haskap colored up, May 22nd https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379759 200379759 Dead prunings, June 4th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379760 200379760 Newborn Robins, June 17th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379761 200379761 Robins 3 days old, June 19th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379762 200379762 Robins 5 days old, June 21 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379763 200379763 6 days old, June 22 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379764 200379764 First yellow raspberry, June 26 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379765 200379765 Fledgling, June 28, 11 days old! https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379766 200379766 Carmine Jewel cherries, July 3 These cherries will be almost black maroon when fully ripe in another 3 weeks. https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379767 200379767 Hornworm, July 25 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379768 200379768 Another new robin, July 25th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379769 200379769 High Tunnel Disaster, July 28 Terrible windstorm on July 27th ripped off covering. https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379770 200379770 Netting ready to spread over vineyard August 6 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379771 200379771 C-Clips hold netting sections together https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379772 200379772 Newly purchased harvest lugs, Sept 3 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379773 200379773 Brianna grape, Sept 5th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379774 200379774 Frontenac Blanc, Sept 5th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379775 200379775 Flat of Frontenac Blanc, Sept 5th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379776 200379776 Flat of unripe Golden Spice Pears Pears should be "lifted" from the tree when lifting the pear against the stem snaps it loose. https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379694 200379694 Golden Spice Pear Sept 6th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379695 200379695 Swenson Red grapes, Sept 10th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379696 200379696 Harvesting Front Gris, Sept 11th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379697 200379697 Main Harvest, Sept 12 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379698 200379698 Bob crushing & destemming, Sept 12th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379699 200379699 Josh with the harvest, Sept 12th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379700 200379700 Pears now ripe, Sept 15th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379701 200379701 New 50 gallon tanks https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379702 200379702 Petite Pearl grapes, Sept 16th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379703 200379703 Nets coming down, Oct 1st https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379704 200379704 Joan J and Anne (Yellow) Raspberries October 6: Look at the size of these beauties! Joan J. is completely thornless. Both of these cultivars are primocane or fallbearing raspberries. https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379705 200379705 Gene Presser's Vineyard, Oct 18th We harvested Marachal Foch, Leon Millot and Marquette grapes at Gene's place on the Flathead, then drove 1750 lbs back to Miles City the same day in our Dodge Grand Caravan! Got home at 3 a.m. https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379706 200379706 Bagged Aronia, thawing, Oct 21. https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379707 200379707 Aronia fresh pressed juice, Oct 21 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379708 200379708 Prepping Swenson Red for burial Oct 30 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379709 200379709 Josh, Bob & Marilyn in the Winery! https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379710 200379710 Swenson Red buried, Oct 31 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379711 200379711 Yellow raspberry wine being pressed November 8th: This becomes our famed White Raspberry Wine. https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379712 200379712 Josh labeling, Nov 16th https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379713 200379713 Repairing the high tunnel, Nov 16th. Today we replaced the skin....it was the last somewhat warm (50s?) and windless day before winter! Got it done!! https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379714 200379714 https://www.tongueriverwinery.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=200379937 200379937