Grape Stomp 2015 Recap

WOW. What a fun weekend! The temperatures were great, the bees stayed at bay, and the skies were sunny. We could not have asked for a more perfect Grape Stomp day. Thanks to all who attended the 2015 Wild West Grape Stomp. A special thanks to our Grape Stomp teams– you all did a great […]

Wild West! 2015 Grape Stomp!

It’s time to GET YOUR STOMP ON! We are gearing up for our favorite time of year, the annual Glacial Ridge Winery Grape Stomp. This year, our theme is “Wild West” and the date is set for September 12th. Our festivities will be starting at noon and the day features music, belly dancers, lasso performances, the […]

Vinedemia

Vinedemia was a rural Roman vintage festival. One of the earliest visual representations of grape stomping was from Vindemia during the 3rd century of CE. Before machines, grape stomping was used as a method of masceration to crush the grapes and extract the juice so the fermentation process could begin. Grape stomping has been outlawed […]