Construction progress at the Brent Manor Inn & Vineyards.

Winery foundation.

It’s been a long time coming to this point, but a little more progress has just been made. We started digging out for the foundation last week, and of course, we hit rock. I guess that’s what happens when you … Continue reading

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Construction and vineyard updates.

A lot has gotten done in the last couple of weeks. A couple of loads of stone were spread out over the driveway making it look like more of an entrance. I spent some time down at the Nelson County … Continue reading

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Sneak peak.

I’ve been working on the plans for the Inn for a long time. I’m pretty much done with them and I’m about to take them in to our local copy place to get them copied and scanned. Here’s a peak … Continue reading

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Updated entrance.

It’s been an rough few weeks. Between the hurricane, the earthquake and the generally funky weather, I haven’t been able to get much done on the vineyard. On top of all that, the weather conditions have been perfect for weeds … Continue reading

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An interesting day…

I started out today with a plan. I was going to meet up with Stephen Barnard and Al Schornberg at Keswick Vineyards, and go over to the Kluge Winery auction where we were hoping to pick up some winery equipment … Continue reading

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We have water!!!!

The well on top of the hill behind where the house will be is drilled. It came in right around 10 gallons per minute which is great. The second well which will provide water for the winery and vineyard didn’t … Continue reading

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Drainage Ditch part 2

Back to the drainage ditch. I rented this bobcat to move all the stone into the ditch in what I thought would be just a couple of hours. Turned out that it took all day, but at least it’s finished … Continue reading

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Drainage Ditch part 1

A full day planned – The excavator was delivered yesterday, I have a load of large stone coming today as well as 2 culvert pipes to run under the driveway to divert the water away. I’m going to use the … Continue reading

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That’s never good.

This week I was checking my mail and we had a letter from Nelson County. It looks like now that there are a lot less trees and roots and bushes to stop water from flowing, it’s just flowing right out … Continue reading

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Progress.

There’s been quite a bit done since August. We had the land cleared for the house, drainfield, and vineyard and had the drainfield installed. This picture shows the view from the vineyard to where the house will sit on top … Continue reading

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