It's Time To Taste The Wine

Vineyard Update July 29, 2014

The grapes are beginning to ripen. The nets are going up to keep the birds from eating more than their share!  Harvest will begin late August.

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Vineyard Update June 23, 2014

The grapes are growing!  The summer weather has been good so far.  Just have to stay ahead of the Japanese beetles—they do love grape leaves!

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Vineyard Update May 14, 2014

Whew!  We made it through the polar vortex, three nights of frost in April, and several spring wind and hail storms.  Now just hoping for a hot, dry summer!

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April 2014 Newsletter

Click on the following link to view the April 2014 newsletter:

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Bud Break 2014

The vines in the vineyard are beginning to bud as the weather warms.  We are keeping our fingers crossed that they were not affected by the freezing temperatures on April 16 and 17.  Follow us as we periodically post pictures of the vineyard to keep you in […]

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I am told there are pictures, but I am not biting. I have no desire to see any image of myself taken before lunchtime, no less those shot at 5:30am this morning amid the smoke and chill of the vineyard. Still they provide a record of an […]

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Murder Mystery Dinner Photos

On March 1, 2014, The Winery at Iron Gate Farm, hosted a “Murder on the Petulant Express:  A Murder Mystery Dinner”.   Giles Mebane, from The Mebane Train Layout, welcomed everyone aboard for a fun filled evening.   The Mebane Train Layout is a collection of trains which has […]

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Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

This is the recipe for the mushrooms we served for  the Haw River Wine Trail:  Trail Tidbits.  It pairs well with Iron Gate Merlot! Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Serves 8 Ingredients: 8 medium Portobello mushrooms Marinade:                                                             Topping: 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar                                       1/2 cup walnuts 1/3 cup olive oil                       […]

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Thoughts on an icy February day

I am the beneficiary of many personal stories, questions, wonder-out-loud musings and case histories about grape-growing and winemaking; these from friends, customers, neighbors met in the grocery store, and other farmers.  The big question during this winter of 2013-14 naturally concerns the unusually frigid temperatures in central […]

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The Perfect Sip with the Perfect Bite: Wine & Chocolate!

Celebrate the romance of February at Iron Gate Winery and join us for our special February weekend tastings. Each Saturday and Sunday tasting will feature the Iron Gate wine portfolio along with custom-made chocolates from Haute Chocolate in Winston-Salem. The chocolatier, Jiliana Dulaney, has personally paired her […]

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2540 Lynch Store Road
Mebane, NC 27302
Phone: 919-304-WINE (9463)
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