Eye of the Hurricane

Right now, we’re in the eye of the hurricane. The fierce storms from the last few weeks have subsided. Evidence of Texas size tornado’s and torrential downpours are visible in the hand-dug drainage channels that scar the vineyard and now double as speed bumps.   The wildflowers and the weeds were trying to stake a …

Frost Protection

Outside the Box

Our constant curiosity for new and exciting technology means that, every so often, a package will arrive at Robert Clay Vineyards that is torn open with the same unbridled anticipation as a present on Christmas morning. The item in said package will then be put through spontaneous, yet rigorous, testing to ensure that it functions as promised. …

Helping Hands

One of the most entertaining aspects of our daily routine is having the pleasure of working alongside the steady flow of international volunteers who come to lend a helping hand at Robert Clay Vineyards. On any given day, we’re soaking in new slang like “fit” (cute) or “sugar baby” (non-native English speaker’s term for our …

Our Icicles Are Famous

Rarely do people wake up to find a photo of their vineyard plastered on the pages of CNN. But that is exactly what transpired yesterday morning when Robert Clay Vineyards popped up in the morning Internet media parade. The excitement generated from the national coverage has inspired us to pull the curtain back on the …

Texas Hill Country Night Harvest

It’s Harvest Time!!! Ever wonder what it’s like to harvest grapes? Always wanted to see a vineyard up close? Curious as to what we have really been doing the last couple of years? JOIN US on our journey and come help us harvest wine! Why are we harvesting at night you might ask? Well, we harvest …

Esther and Laurence at Sunset

Surprise!

We recently had two incredible HelpXer’s, Esther and Laurence out at RCV to lend us a helping hand. If you can read French then you can read their original blog post at Spin the Bottle.  Hope you enjoy their blog as much we did!  Thank you Esther and Laurence!  We won’t forget you!!! It is sometimes …

Hallow-Wine Event at Sand Stone Cellars Winery

Come join us this Saturday at Sand Stone Cellars in Mason, TX. There will be sampling of Mason Counties finest wines. Including the official release of the Sand Stone Cellar XIV made with fruit from Robert Clay and Tallent Vineyards harvest from 2012. The event will be held from 5-9pm at Sand Stone Cellars, all five Mason County wineries will be out offering samples of their latest vintages.