Harvest 2016

Harvest 2016 What a great first harvest at Easy Street! We were blessed with moderate temperatures that allowed us to bring in grapes at a steady pace throughout harvest. We started with our Viognier from two different vineyards. One vineyard’s fruit, from the Santa Maria area, was picked on the earlier side, providing wonderful acidity;…
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New Digs

90 Easy Street in Buelton is the new location that is the beginning of Rivahil Winery commercial wine making. It took several months to move equipment from my garage in Carpinteria to our new location. There is also a lot of new equipment that needed to be acquired to  be able to process 14 tons of…
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The Beginning

Rivahil Winery is the culmination of quite a few years of focus on winemaking.  I started with Jaffurs Cellars in Santa Barbara in 2009. My experience started with volunteering at Craig Jaffurs' winery for several years of bottling and harvests and then eventually being hired to work a full harvest.  Craig and his crew at the…
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