Dakaro Cellars

Big Spring Vineyards

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Dakaro Cellars


Big Spring Vineyards

Planted Area

7.07 acres


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29464 Big Spring Road
Whitmore, CA, 96096




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Grape Profile

Grape Details

Varietals: Black Muscat, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tempranillo (Valdepeñas), Zinfandel, Roussanne, Sauvignon Blanc (Fumé blanc), Vermentino (Pigato), Viognier, Cabernet Franc, Counoise, Grenache, Malbec, Mourvèdre (Mataro), Sauvignon Musque, Sémillon
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Vineyard Size

Planted Area: 7.07 acres

Wine History

There are currently no known wines associated with these grapes. Edit the vineyard blocks to add wines.

Farm Certifications

These blocks do not have any farm certifications

Land Profile


Elevation1535.85 ft.
Slope4.3% (2.46°)
AspectSouthwest (238.3°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Growing Season143213.23

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days3945.24
Huglin Index2880.52
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1901.1

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season83.753.111.64
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Block List

Planted Areas of this Vineyard (19)

  1. Block: BFR Black Muscat (0.23 acres)
    Grape: Black Muscat
    1585.03 ft. | Kilarc
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  2. Block: BFR Cab Sauv (0.38 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    1581.31 ft. | Kilarc
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  3. Block: BFR Sangiovese (0.24 acres)
    Grape: Sangiovese
    1561.23 ft. | Kilarc
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  4. Block: BFR Syrah (0.65 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1572.55 ft. | Kilarc
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  5. Block: BFR Tempranillo (1.05 acres)
    Grape: Tempranillo (Valdepeñas)
    1562.03 ft. | Kilarc
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  6. Block: BFR Zin (0.2 acres)
    Grape: Zinfandel
    1578.11 ft. | Kilarc
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  7. Block: Homestead Roussanne (0.43 acres)
    Grape: Roussanne
    1520.43 ft. | Kilarc
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  8. Block: Homestead Sauvignon Blanc (0.19 acres)
    Grape: Sauvignon Blanc (Fumé blanc)
    1521.66 ft. | Kilarc
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  9. Block: Homestead Vermentino (0.32 acres)
    Grape: Vermentino (Pigato)
    1521.53 ft. | Kilarc
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  10. Block: Homestead Viognier (0.5 acres)
    Grape: Viognier
    1519.72 ft. | Kilarc
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  11. Block: Indians Cab Franc (0.25 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    1516.65 ft. | Kilarc
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  12. Block: Indians Counoise (0.16 acres)
    Grape: Counoise
    1521.12 ft. | Kilarc
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  13. Block: Indians Grenache (0.49 acres)
    Grape: Grenache
    1515.21 ft. | Kilarc
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  14. Block: Indians Malbec (0.05 acres)
    Grape: Malbec
    1502.17 ft. | Kilarc
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  15. Block: Indians Mourvedre (0.49 acres)
    Grape: Mourvèdre (Mataro)
    1516.1 ft. | Kilarc
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  16. Block: Indians Sauvignon Musque (0.2 acres)
    Grape: Sauvignon Musque
    1517.11 ft. | Kilarc
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  17. Block: Indians Semillon (0.32 acres)
    Grape: Sémillon
    1525.62 ft. | Kilarc
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  18. Block: Indians Syrah (0.62 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    1513.99 ft. | Kilarc
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  19. Block: Viognier (0.3 acres)
    Grape: Viognier
    1529.62 ft. | Kilarc
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Vineyard-ID: 3136
Created Date: January 9, 2013
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Data Notes and References


Farm Certifications: See the certifications page to learn more about the farm certifications Everyvine tracks.
Soil Horizon: Bedrock value set to "-" is not available. Available water capacity units are cm/cm.
Solar Radiation: Area Solar radiation has been calculated in watt hours per square meter (WH/m2)
Topography: Topography values are averaged over the block area. Aspect is expressed in positive degrees from 0 to 359.9, measured clockwise from north.
Growing Season: For use in various statistical averages, Everyvine defines the vineyard growing season as the period April 1st to October 31st.


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Topography: Topographic and solor radiation calculations are based on 1/3 arc-second (approx. 10m) elevation models. Data provided by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), EROS Data Center, National Elevation Dataset,, 1999
Climate Indices: Calculations based on methodologies described by Gregory Jones and John Gladstones. See the following:
  • Jones, G.V, Duff, A.A., Hall, A., and J. Myers (2009). Spatial analysis of climate in winegrape growing regions in the western United States.” American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, in Press Spring 2010.
  • Gladstones, J. (1992) Viticulture and environment (Winetitles: Adelaide).
Month Climate Averages: Monthly and annual temperature and rainfall values based on 30-arcsec (800m) normals for the climatological period 1971-2000. Data provided by PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University,, October 31,2008
Soil: Soil data is collected from the following sources:
  • SSURGO: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) Database. Available online at
  • STATSGO2: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. U.S. General Soil Map (STATSGO2). Available online at
  • Web Soil Survey: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Web Soil Survey. Available online at
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