Press Information

Proprietors

Sarah O'Herron & Edward Boyce, along with their children:
CJ -- Vintage 1990
Sean -- Vintage 2001
Timmy -- Vintage 2003
Lucy -- Vintage 2005
Denny -- Vintage 2007

Media and Trade Contact

Melissa Schulte
619-203-8230
melissa@blackankle.com

Photos

Please feel free to use these photos of our vineyard and tasting room.

Red Varieties Planted

  • Syrah
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Merlot
  • Malbec
  • Petit Verdot
  • Pinot Noir

White Varieties Planted

  • Albariño
  • Chardonnay
  • Grüner Veltliner
  • Muscat
  • Viognier

Important Dates

  • May 2002 - 145 acre farm on Black Ankle Road purchased
  • April 2003 - First 7 ½ acres of grapes planted
  • April 2004 - Additional 15 acres of grapes planted
  • Fall 2005 - First small scale harvest from 2003 planting
  • Fall 2006 - First harvest from entire vineyard
  • Fall 2008 - First bottles of wine available for sale and tasting room opened to public
  • Spring 2011 - Additional 20 acres of grapes planted