The Vineyard at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Citrus Heights is ready for harvest! They will be picking Cabernet Sauvignon grapes this Friday night (September 28th) for pick up on Saturday morning (September 29th); estimating a harvest between 18–20 tons. The grapes are priced at .80 cents per pound. Minimum purchase is 250 pounds.
Around the weekend of October 13th and 14th, they will harvest their Malbec and Primativo grapes; estimating 12-15 tons of Malbec and 1–2 tons of Primitivo grapes. These will be priced at 75 cents per pound. Minimum purchase is 250 pounds. Another announcement will be forthcoming regarding the actual dates/times.
Harvest will be at night; grapes available starting at 7am. Calvary Cemetery is located at 701 Verner Avenue in Citrus Height; just off the Greenback exit on I-80.
History of the Vines:
Planted in 2015.
Grapes grew in 2016 and 2017.
Cab. Sav stock: 337/5BB; 4.64 acres; 7000+ vines
Malbec stock: 04/5BB; 3.84 acres; 7000+ vines
Primitivo stock: 03/5BB; just under 1 acre; 1200 vines
This is the initial harvest for sale. Grapes are vertical shoot position; spur pruned. No destemmer/crusher will be on site.
Contact person: Edmond Chavez Cell: 925 980-8363; Tvvm1730@gmail.com.