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Wineries Get Creative to Share Harvest with Consumers – Experience Harvest Up Close at Center of Effort

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Harvest is the culmination of months of hard work in the vineyard and new beginnings in the cellar. Join us for this amazing experience.

Every Friday & Saturday, September 18th – October 17th, Visit Center of Effort for a private tour of Harvest Up Close. Taste the ice cold grapes straight from the vineyard after a chilly morning pick; watch the fruit sorting process, ensuring only the highest quality fruit continues; or learn the art of punch downs to enhance flavor and color. There are so many interesting activities to take part in – we invite you to experience Harvest Up Close.

Start your tour with one of our experienced winemakers followed by a tasting of current release wines and a fresh, locally crafted cheese and charcuterie board. Tours available Friday and Saturday mornings at 10am and 11am. Space is limited. Maximum group size of 6 people.

  • $75/ per person non-members
  • $50/ per person Insider Members and member guests

Watch for our email about our virtual Harvest Up Close experience for those who cannot make it in person.

Video Release Fridays

Experience Harvest Up Close virtually at Center of Effort. Tune in for six videos released each Friday featuring important events of harvest. Learn up close the details of sampling for ripeness; watch as the grapes are picked in the early morning hours; see the fruit being sorted for quality; immerse yourself in the effort of punch downs and pressing. Each week we will take you on a virtual tour of Harvest Up Close.

Unique Techniques Virtual Tasting

In celebration of the conclusion of a busy season join us for a virtual tasting with our winemakers Nathan Carlson and Kevin Bargetto. We will be featuring four wines that represent unique winemaking techniques used at Center of Effort and featured during the harvest season videos.

Tasting to be held via Zoom Friday October 23rd at 4pm

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