GPS Harvest Festival 2019 SOLD OUT on 9/13/19
Join us on Saturday, October 5th from 9:30am-3:30pm for our annual Grape Picking & Stomping Harvest Festival this year paired with, Chef Magana’s Paella lunch party (some of the best Paella in the PNW)! SOLD OUT on 9/13/19
9:30-10am- Check in & Mimosas at our Piazza (the grape lined grass oval near our parking lot)
10am-We will walk to the vineyard with our buckets & pruner in hand (we will provide). Winemaker Freddy will talk about the process of how we know when to pick each vineyard and how to pick properly.
11:15-11:30am-Short walk to the crush pad to see the grapes you harvested go through the sorting, de-stemming and crushing process. With a question & answer period with Winemaker Freddy Arredondo.
11:30-11:45am- Stepping inside our production facility we will learn about yeast additions in wine, the “punch down process” and fermentation while you enjoy your first wine of the day.
11:45-12pm- We will join Chef Magana on our outdoor amphitheater stage to learn about making Paella and watch him in action as he cooks your lunch.
12pm-12:45 We will walk to one of our most beautiful cliffside locations, with a gorgeous canyon view, to learn about the Geology of the area, the Missoula floods and why we can grow 18 varieties of grapes all while enjoying our Winemaker Tailgate: charcuterie platter & wine
1pm- Chef Magana’s Paella Party-lunch on our Stage B Amphitheater
Field Green Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Paella(saffron rice, clams, mussels, beef, chicken, prawns & chorizo)
Artisan Bread Basket
*One glass of wine is included with your lunch, additional glasses or bottles may be purchased at our wine bar.
1:45-2pm- Grape Stomping Competition- Round 1
2-2:15pm- Grape Stomping Competition- Round 2
2:15-3pm- Grape Stomping Competition- Kid’s Round- Round 3
3-3:30pm- Finalist Round, Closing Remarks & Wine Specials