Author Archives: Black Squirrel Vineyard

Saturday, September 7th, 2nd Round of Harvest

The Brianna has been picked and delivered to Prairie Crossing Winery thanks to all of the wonderful volunteers that helped August 31st.  An estimate of 2500 lbs of organic Brianna were harvested!  To see pictures from the Brianna Harvest click … Continue reading

Posted in 2013

Saturday, August 31st, 8:00 a.m. Harvest at the Black Squirrel

The date is set for the biggest harvest of one of our favorite grapes, the Brianna.  Picking starts at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, August 31st at the Black Squirrel Vineyard and Winery. For those early-risers, a free breakfast starting at 7:00 (must … Continue reading

Posted in 2013

Harvest Time Coming Soon!

It’s about that time, Harvest Time! Come and see what wine looks like on the vine. We are now accepting reservations for the 2013 Grape Harvest. This is a free hands-on experience where you, individually or in a group, can … Continue reading

Posted in 2013

Black Squirrel Vineyard on IPTV’s b. organic with Michele Beschen

Get a sneak peek at our feature on b. organic! The show airs tomorrow on PBS, featuring  some tips, benefits and some delicious recipes our favorite Aronia Berries.

Posted in 2011

Silver Medal at 2011 Loess Hills Fall Wine Festival

Black Squirrel Wine participated in the 2011 Loess Hills Fall Wine Festival on September 24. Among many excellent Iowa vineyard wines, we were honored with a Silver Medal! Many thanks to the Western Iowa Grape Growers Association and to all … Continue reading

Posted in 2011

The Black Squirrel on IPTV’s b.organic

  Tune into Iowa Public Television on October 29th when The Black Squirrel will be featured and Michele Beschen will talk to Charlie Caldwell about aronia berries! Visit IPTV’s website for more details here! 

Posted in 2011

Welcome to the Black Squirrel Vineyard

We at The Black Squirrel Vineyard are certified organic and grow the best grapes and aronia berries in the region. Aronia berries are a native North American berry and contain an extraordinary amount of antioxidants, along with many other health … Continue reading

Posted in 2011