A vineyard on the market in Southern Oregon checks all of the bins: thriving vineyards, riverfront location, rolling meadows, mountain views and loads of area to broaden. It’s situated in Applegate Valley, surrounded by the Siskiyou Mountains, which is picturesque with out being too distant. The property is a half-hour south of the Rogue River and quarter-hour west of Medford.
Apart from the signature Spanish grape vines, the river and measurement of the unfold at 11777 State Route 238 in Jacksonville make it a standout.
“The property with two-thirds of a mile of riverfront makes it very particular,” says co-owner Les Martin. “There could also be one or two wineries south of the Willamette River which have any frontage on a river. Now we have an precise river seashore, as we name it.” Certainly, guests kick off their sneakers and dangle their toes within the water whereas sipping wine and eating al fresco.
The vineyards take up a small portion—perhaps 25 acres—of the a lot bigger web site. “It is a 260-acre piece of property that’s uncommon sufficient in itself, and it has this riverfront edge and all these nice attributes,” Martin says. “There’s a lot extra you are able to do with that property.” The probabilities embrace including horses or cattle to the combo or utilizing it as a marriage venue or bed-and-breakfast vacation spot.
Les and Rachael Martin opened Red Lily Vineyards in 2011, though that they had planted grapes on the property 5 years earlier. The vineyards — Bean Patch Winery and Stargazer Winery (named for its panoramic view of the night time sky)—had been planted with Tempranillo, Verdejo, Grenache and Graciano sorts of grapes. The operation can end up a most capability of 5,000 circumstances.
Applegate Valley has its personal American Viticultural Space (AVA), which stretches 50 miles north of the California border to the Rogue River, contained throughout the Rogue River AVA.
The farming and wine-making operation features a fermentation room with 4 stainless-steel wine tanks, a barrel storage room, case storage room, lined crush pad and rustic convention room. The convention room, with giant arched home windows that look into the barrel room, incorporates a customized picket desk and rustic chandelier. It’s all in step with the genuine vibe of the property.
The vineyard’s 1,885-square-foot tasting room opened in 2011. It’s made from tongue-and-groove cedar siding with a steep-pitched metallic roof that matches in with the design of an 80-year-old barn linked by an enclosed breezeway.
Log-beam ceilings, concrete flooring and a river rock hearth create a comfy space for guests to linger whereas sampling wine. Wooden that was reclaimed from the barn’s troughs was used to construct the bar and gross sales counter. The tasting room additionally has an 800-square-foot lined patio that mirrors the indoor design.
Additionally, there are two houses on the property. The first home has 4 bedrooms, three loos and two fireplaces. It’s situated on a scenic knoll overlooking the Applegate River. Inside particulars embrace travertine tile flooring within the kitchen, lounge and eating room; a maple wooden island and cherry wooden breakfast bar within the kitchen; and cathedral and vaulted ceilings in lots of rooms.
A second residence on the property has two bedrooms and two loos. It was transformed in 2012 with Craftsman-style particulars. It options rustic picket beams, a rustic kitchen with granite counters, and entrance porch and deck. Different buildings on web site embrace a century-old hay barn (3,000 sq. toes), horse barn with stalls and troughs (2,500 sq. toes) and storage shed (400 sq. toes).
Applegate Valley has been a wine-growing space that started within the mid-1800s, died out to start with of the twentieth century and was rediscovered within the Seventies.