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GLORIE Reds Rock! Marquette

Wisconsin can be a very cold place. This state, like most U.S. states, would like to be a part of the popular wine-producing movement. Marquette University was charged with developing cold hardy grapes. They have been successful in creating a number of varieties with a high tolerance for winter cold. The grape “Marquette” is considered… Read More

GLORIE Reds Rock! Cabernet Franc

We have been growing Cabernet Franc on our property for about fourteen years. We have made wine from it ten times. The early years were challenged with some vegetable flavor which can surface with this variety. Changes were made in our vineyard management and now the true varietal flavors shine. The 2012 vintage is currently… Read More

Vineyard Notes by Doug – Spring 2014

Vineyard Notes by Doug- March 2014 Will there be a spring? Wow, what a winter we are experiencing! Lots of snow and too many freezing days to count. So what’ is all mean for the vineyards? We usually begin pruning vines in early February and hope to be finished tying the canes by May 1st,… Read More

Helping Our Community

We’re all members of communities, large and small. Just like in families, when some members are in need, other members offer assistance. When we are able to help others, we should. Last August longtime local newspaper reporter Tracy Baxter wrote an article entitled, “It’s a crime if this program in Newburgh loses funding.” He wrote about… Read More

Cellar Talk With Doug – March 2014

“Hudson River Region” is the AVA or American Viticultural Area for the Hudson Valley. As such, we hope to create wines that are distinctive of our area and produce flavors and styles unique to our AVA. Since our soils are different and our growing season longer or shorter than other AVA’s, we should expect this… Read More

Solar Power!

Glorie Farm Winery is powered by the sun!

Sustainability

Sustainability is a popular theme in America and rightfully so. It is a philosophy and regimen all farms need to embrace so that we can assure continuous food production. At Glorie Farm Winery, sustainability boils down to three pieces: environment, social responsibility, and profit. We are serious about the green movement and embrace the concept… Read More

Vineyard Notes by Doug- Spring 2013

The 2012 growing season ended a little tamer than it started. The Hudson Valley experienced its coldest bloom period since 1945. Valley apple farms weathered 25%-70% apple crop losses due to spring freezes. One area farm had to use their orchard fans thirteen times. Many vineyards lost all primary fruit buds. Farms like ours, located… Read More

Cellar Talk With Doug – Spring 2013

MaryEllen and I have just returned from Napa Valley where we visited 25 wineries. Napa Valley has some 400 wineries and is growing. Every available acre from Napa to Calistoga is planted in vineyard. This is an area truly immersed in agriculture and wine. We were expecting each winery to offer us many samples of… Read More