What happens after wine is put into a barrel? Ask a Winemaker Wednesday

We had a great question come through the DM this last week regarding the vineyard. by Marty and Ryan Johnson Join us each Wednesday as we share Marty and Ryan Johnson’s answers to their, “Ask a Winemaker Wednesday” over at Ruby Magdalena Vineyards. "What happens after wine is put into a barrel?" While aging in barrels … Continue reading What happens after wine is put into a barrel? Ask a Winemaker Wednesday

Why do you have so many roses? Ask a winemaker Wednesday

We had a great question come through the DM this last week regarding the vineyard. by Marty and Ryan Johnson Join us each Wednesday as we share Marty and Ryan Johnson’s answers to their, “Ask a Winemaker Wednesday” over at Ruby Magdalena Vineyards. "Why do have so many roses?" Roses serve as an indicator species. Think … Continue reading Why do you have so many roses? Ask a winemaker Wednesday

When the grape plants start to go dormant, how long does it take for the leaves to fall off? Ask a Winemaker Wednesday

We had a great question come through the DM this last week regarding the vineyard. by Marty and Ryan Johnson Join us each Wednesday as we share Marty and Ryan Johnson’s answers to their, "Ask a Winemaker Wednesday" over at Ruby Magdalena Vineyards. "When the grape plants start to go dormant, how long does it … Continue reading When the grape plants start to go dormant, how long does it take for the leaves to fall off? Ask a Winemaker Wednesday

Do you use a machine to harvest your grapes? Ask a winemaker Wednesday

A friend asked a question recently in a direct message. They asked about our harvest and we thought you’d like to hear the answer! Join us each Wednesday as we post Marty and Ryan Johnson's answers to their Ask a Winemaker Wednesday “Do you use a machine to harvest your grapes”? We don’t, for several … Continue reading Do you use a machine to harvest your grapes? Ask a winemaker Wednesday

Ruby Rosé Granita

Celebrate National Rosé Day with a slushy summer favorite. As happens every spring, "Rosé season" has been officially announced. Of course why limit any wine to just a season? We enjoy a chilled pink year round. The granita recipe is a great summer treat and it's also a beautiful companion for the holidays, a New … Continue reading Ruby Rosé Granita

Vineyard Inspired Treasures for Mother’s Day

A basket, a bottle of rosé and a bit of imagination create the perfect gift for mom. Warm weather has arrived and rosé is in the air. It wouldn't be spring without the pretty pink libation and Mother's Day is the perfect time to celebrate with a basketful of hand chosen gifts for mom. Our choice this … Continue reading Vineyard Inspired Treasures for Mother’s Day

Ruby Magdalena Vineyards offers unique vertical tasting

No Tasting Room? No Problem. Ruby Magdalena Vineyards has created a unique way for you to "taste from the barrel." The Yakima Valley is showing off its spring colors and that means it’s time for Spring Barrel Tasting! Ruby Magdalena doesn’t have a tasting room (yet) but they have come up with a creative way … Continue reading Ruby Magdalena Vineyards offers unique vertical tasting