Shelburne Vineyard’s newest residents: Greylaine Farm sheep settle in to graze among the grapevines

Shelburne Vineyard’s newest residents: Greylaine Farm sheep settle in to graze among the grapevines

MARIA MERCIECA Correspondent On May 18, Shelburne Vineyard welcomed five Suffolk sheep from Greylaine Farm in Charlotte to graze under their vines to their hearts’ content. The project, titled “Feasibility of Integrating Sheep into Vermont Vineyards: An Initial Look at Ecologic and Economic Benefits,” is the first collaboration of its kind in New England. Thanks… Read More »

Business talk gets town’s attention

Business talk gets town’s attention

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent With a chance to brainstorm ideas and jump start business activity in Shelburne, a couple dozen people sipped wine and swapped ideas Monday night at Shelburne Vineyard. By Tuesday, their discussion had the attention of the Shelburne Selectboard. Selectboard Chair Jerry Storey and member Mary Kehoe attended the gathering at the vineyard… Read More »

Federal shutdown ripples felt locally

By MADELINE HUGHES The record-breaking partial federal government shutdown is in its fifth week. Across the country, 800,000 federal employees are on furlough, not getting paid and not working. Here in Shelburne, the ripple effects of the shutdown are evident. Craig Stevens, owner of Wild Hart Distillers, is facing his own issues because of the… Read More »

Shelburne Vineyard introduces new wine variety

Shelburne Vineyard announced the first public release of a new red wine varietal to Vermont oenophiles. The varietal, called Petite Pearl, was released for tasting on Nov. 14 at the Vineyard Tasting Room on Shelburne Road in Shelburne, just in time for the holiday season. Shelburne Vineyard may be the first Vermont winery to bring… Read More »

Yasmin Tayeby to perform at Shelburne Vineyard

A Shelburne Vineyard First Thursday Concert will feature Yasmin Tayeby at 6pm on Nov. 5. The event is free and open to the public. Supper specialties will be available from Southern Smoke BBQ. Shelburne Vineyard wine and Fiddlehead beer will be on tap, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society. Tayeby… Read More »