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2017 HARVEST UPDATE

2017 HARVEST UPDATE

We began harvesting the Orfila Ranch on August 1st, and over the weeks picked, crushed, and fermented 120 tons of fruit from our vineyards. Record high heat pushed our team through a fast harvest, as we hustled to pick the grapes through August and September. We supplemented the Orfila harvest with an additional 185 tons

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The health benefits of a Grape Stomp

The health benefits of a Grape Stomp

I remember the first time I grape stomped. It was a few years ago in San Diego and I had no idea what to expect. I even considered not stomping grapes at all and just wine tasting… Someone said there are health benefits. I thought to myself what kind of health benefits could there be to

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Behind the Scenes Bottling

The way we make high-quality wine is by focusing on each aspect of winemaking from farm to table. This process of creating a high-quality local San Diego product can’t be completed without bottling. We bottle twice a year. Here’s a behind the scenes sneak peek into how we bottle at Orfila Vineyards and Winery in

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What Does Heavy Rain Mean For A Vineyard?

What Does Heavy Rain Mean For A Vineyard?

Rain hit San Diego county and all of California hard this winter. Recently we even had some strong downpour in April. Which is great for our drought! We have had some of the driest years since we’ve been here in ’14 and ’15. But what does that mean for our vineyard, what does that mean

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Orfila Vineyards’ Bridal Show

Orfila Vineyards’ Bridal Show

SAVE THE DATE! Our bridal show begins at 12pm and finishes up around 4pm on April 9, 2017. Our slogan for this event is “It’s fun and free”, a no brainer. This is a great opportunity for you to check out bakers, caterers, chairs, dance floors, dinnerware, florists, linens, music, party favors, photography, tables, transportation and

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