Apple Hill Blog

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Locals’ Days- Celebrating our Neighbors

The Apple Hill Growers looks forward to welcoming visitors this fall harvest season. We are committed to making safety a top priority this year.  Farms and wineries are implementing protocols in accordance with California Industry Guidance for COVID-19 operations…
Edio Vineyards

Welcome Edio Vineyards!

Winegrape growers have been a part of the Apple Hill Growers Association since the 1960s and the first commercial winery, Boeger Winery, opened in 1972. Today, there are nine wineries open, each providing a unique taste…
you pick berries

You Pick Berry Season is Here!

It’s officially summer and what goes better with warm days and sunshine than berries? Patrick’s Berry Farm and Garden grows more than 20 varieties of berries and many other mountain-grown crops. Right now, many of those berries…
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Lavender Blue Harvest Days

The Apple Hill Growers are celebrating lavender and blueberries at this month’s Lavender Blue Harvest Days on June 20 and 21 and June 27 and 28. These June weekends are the perfect time to visit Apple Hill…
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Apple Hill Wineries Begin to Reopen

Three Apple Hill wineries begin wine service this month! Apple Hill Growers’ farms and wineries have had to change the way they operate to be in accordance with state and local shelter in place guidelines. Starting this…
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Apple Hill Farms Provide in Pandemic

While everyone is staying home during this time of crisis, the Apple Hill Growers are still working to make sure families have access to fresh produce, locally made products and wine. Farmers markets and wineries…
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Many Wineries Stay Open for Pick-up

Apple Hill Wineries Offer Discounts and Shipping Deals. Many wineries remain OPEN! Wine available to purchase; No tastings. Seasonal farms still closed. While seasonal farms are still closed, the Apple Hill Growers Associaiton wineries are…
Ask the farmer

Feature Grower: 24 Carrot Farm

The calendar still says winter but the Apple Hill Growers are busy prepping for spring at their farms, orchards and vineyards. Last year, February/March was particularly cold and snowy. This time around, it’s been unseasonably warm and…
Collina di Mela

Apple Hill Olive Oil Wins International Award

Collina di Mela Wins Silver Medal at International Olive Oil Competition! This 100% Apple Hill grown olive oil shares honor with top olive oils from around the world. Collina di Mela’s 2019 harvest extra virgin olive oil…
enjoying 2 glasses of wine

Fall in Love with Apple Hill

Rolling hills, rows of vineyards, perhaps a glimpse of spring buds on fruit trees. The Apple Hill area may be known for its bountiful fall harvest, but the region is on the brink of a…