Powicana Farm

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Powicana Farm


Powicana Farm

Planted Area

10.89 acres




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3350 Road B
Redwood Valley, CA, 95470




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Not rated

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Information about the planted areas of this vineyard

Grape Profile

Grape Details

Varietals: Petite Sirah (Durif)
Vine Age: 17 years (average)
Wine Regions: Redwood Valley, Mendocino, North Coast

Vineyard Size

Planted Area: 10.89 acres

Wine History

Grapes from these blocks have been used in the following wines:
Wine (Vintage)PriceScore
1. 2015 Petite Sirah (2015)$32
2. Petillant Naturel (2017)$26

Farm Certifications

Certified: Demeter Certified Biodynamic
Certified: USDA Organic

Land Profile


Elevation1070.21 ft.
Slope5% (2.84°)
AspectSouthwest (234.6°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Growing Season142359.33

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days3172.06
Huglin Index2568.09
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1915.73

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season82.5476.81
For more detailed information about the topography, climate, and soil of the vineyard blocks that grew these grapes, click on the individual blocks in the block list.

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Block List

Planted Areas of this Vineyard (1)

  1. Block: 1 (10.89 acres)
    Grape: Petite Sirah (Durif)
    1070.21 ft. | Redvine, Xerochrepts
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About Powicana Farm

Planted in 2002, dry-farmed vineyard on a gentle slope 300 ft above valley floor, good air flow and evening ocean breeze. Redvine sandy clay loam. Intensive vineyard management practices, minimal use of fungicides, no pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Certified biodynamic & organic, hand-picked. Low yielding with red fruit & white pepper flavors, beautiful flower aromas. Wines won several best of classes and double gold medals at Mendocino Fair, San Francisco Chronicle,... Clone 3, rootstock R110 on a Redvine sandy clay loam. VSP 6 by 9 spacing.

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Vineyard-ID: 129960
Created Date: Unknown
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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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