What’s new… winter 2019

Hello bigLITTLEers far and wide, Contrary to popular belief, we have not been hibernating… though this past week would have given a valid excuse to do so. Instead, the 2018 harvest brought nice fruit and full tanks, and we are busy tending to the cellar as the 2018 wines endure their “formative years”. We are… read the rest here

Polar Vortex 2014

Happy New Year! Is it too late to offer up such a greeting? Either way, bigLITTLE sends its greetings for 2014. We are absolutely buried in snow up here in Northern Michigan. We’ve been taking arctic air beat-downs with high winds and plenty of snow. The vines are pretty much covered in the white stuff,… read the rest here

Fermentations, Vineyard, etc…

The vines are in the process of shutting down for the long, cold, snowy Northern Michigan winter.  We have applied a potassium spray to the vines to replenish the nutrients used during fruit maturation.  We have hilled up the younger (one-year old) vines with dirt around the graft union to protect against winter cold injury… read the rest here