Lavender Hill Vineyards

Healdsburg ~ Dry Creek Valley ~ Sonoma County ~ California

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Our Mediterranean-style climate and superb location is conducive to rapid plant growth; anything we put in the ground immediately flourishes.  As evidence of this, zucchini from our garden swept first, second and third places at the 2005 Healdsburg Farmers' Market Giant Zucchini Contest!  Additionally, Scott's zucchini took second and third place at the 2006 Farmer's market, being narrowly edged out by a professional farmer from Windsor.  See the monster zucchinis here.  Much bigger than a garden, but not quite a farm, Lavender Hill Vineyards consists of:

Zinfandel Vineyard

We have two blocks of grapes:  Primitivo and Zinfandel.  Block One was planted in spring of 2000 and consists of approximately 1.2 acres of St. George rootstock with a mix of Primitivo and "Old Vine" clone Zinfandel.  Block Two, of approximately two acres, was planted in spring of 2004 and yielded its first vintage in 2006 from the "Deaver" clone.  To see a picture of our Zinfandel vineyard, click here.  Passalacqua Winery has produced the 2005 vintages and beyond.  The flavor profile of the wines from our vineyard have prompted us to coin the term "ZinGasm!".  Pictures of the 2006 grape harvest can be found here

Lavender Fields

In 2001, we planted the first of three separate blocks of Lavender on our property.  In 2002 and 2003, we planted two more blocks.  Today, we have approximately 3,000 plants under cultivation.  We focus our efforts on providing fresh cut lavender to the crafts and essential oils market.  If you are interested in a commercial, wholesale source of supply for fresh Lavender, please call us at 707-433-8989 or send an email to info@lavenderhillvineyards.com.  Also, our Pick-Your-Own (PYO) method is available to the public from approximately mid-June through August.

Olive Orchard

Given our ideal Mediterranean climate, our grove is made up of the traditional Tuscan varieties:  Leccino, Frontoio, Pendolino.  We planted the olives in 2000 as 15 gallon specimens.  The trees are now 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide.  Our 30 trees yield approximately 20 gallons of oil each year and are blended into the gold-medal Deergnaw label.  Click here to see a picture of our olive grove.

 

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