In our estate hop field, thousands of strings reach from the ground to 18-foot trellis tops. They hang with the slightest curve, like a person’s arched back during a morning yawn. When the hops wake up they start climbing that twine. Read more.June 20, 2013 – 10:21am
Numerous mandarin trees contributed to our latest Ovila® Abbey Ale collaboration, but there’s a special group of six whose fruit are part of every bottle.
When we designed the recipes for two new Ovila beers, we asked the monks of the Abbey of New Clairvaux if they could spare estate-grown goods for the project. We felt, and they agreed, that their agricultural endeavors—a mere 20 minutes up the road—would enrich the spirit of the collaboration. Read more.May 28, 2013 – 8:52am