Author page: Malinda Romine

Orfila Celebrates 25 Years of Business

By Malinda Romine Those whose hands touch a vineyard understand that, although his or her time on the land may be brief, the land itself is timeless.   While their time may be limited to five, ten, twenty, or fifty years, the attraction to own a vineyard and winery is to create something: a name,

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Production Update

Production Update

PRODUCTION UPDATE 2017 brought us a bumper crop on the estate, resulting in good quality fruit and high yields. This, in conjunction with a lot of purchased fruit, resulted in the biggest production season in Orfila history. We are producing all of our usual varietals, with the addition of Grenache from Dry Creek Valley in

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2017 HARVEST UPDATE

2017 HARVEST UPDATE

Viognier Grape Cluster 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 of fruit, bringing...

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