Mitchell Vineyard U-Pick Grape Harvest


2017 harvest information is coming, stay tuned...
Grape picking usually begins around or just after Labor Day
The Mitchell Vineyard is a beautiful, six acre u-pick vineyard owned and operated with care by David Mitchell, who started and owned the Wine and Hop Shop until 2012. He painstakingly grows and cares for 11+ varieties of grapes that are great for eating, making jam, and, most importantly, making wine. The Mitchell Vineyard is located just outside of Oregon, WI, at
     4252 Sunny Ridge Road
     Oregon, WI  53575
Below is a table of the different grapes that will be available, what type of grape they are, when they will be ripe to pick, and how the harvest is looking. Below is a description of each grape. For more information visit the Mitchell Vineyard website.

Grape Harvest Information 2016

Note: Tuesday, 9/27, will be the last day to pick. Mitchell vineyard will be open 12-5:30. Thanks for a great harvest everybody!

Grape Variety Type of Grape Estimated Picking Start Date Sugar/Brix Grape Crop Prognosis
Concord Purple - Jam, Eating, Wine 9/27 is last day 18 Good amount left
Foch Red - Wine Out 20.5 Out
Frontenac Red - Wine, Port Out 22.5 Out
Marquette Red - Wine Out 21-24.5 Out
St. Croix Red - Wine Out 18 Out
LaCrescent White - Wine, Aromatic Out 21.5 Out
Prairie Star White - Wine, Full-Bodied Out 17 Out
St. Pepin White - Wine Out 20.5 Out
Delaware Pink - Wine, Sparkling, Eating 9/27 is last day 19 Good amount left
Somerset Table Grape, Eating Out 18 Out
Aromella (Muscat) White - Wine Out 17 Out
Petit Pearl Red - Wine Out 21 Out

2016 Prices per pound

Grape Variety 0-30 lb 31-100 lb 100-300 lb 300-1000 lb 1000+ lb
Concord 1.35 1.05 .90 .84 .78
Foch .98 .92 .88 .84 .79
Frontenac .98 .92 .86 .84 n/a
Marquette .98 .94 .90 .87 .83
St. Croix .98 .94 .88 .86 .80
La Crescent .98 .92 .88 .85 .78
Prairie Star 1.25 .94 .88 .84 n/a
St. Pepin .98 .94 .88 n/a n/a
Delaware 1.35 .98 .90 .86 .78
Somerset 1.50 1.25 1.00 .90 .82
Aromella (Muscat) 1.30 1.20 n/a n/a n/a
Petit Pearl 1.00 .95 n/a n/a n/a