Zerba Cellars

Dad's Vineyard

Information about the planted areas of this vineyard

Grape Profile

Grape Details

Varietals: Syrah, Sémillon, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Barbera, Petit Verdot, Roussanne, Sangiovese, Chardonnay
Wine Regions: Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley

Vineyard Size

Planted Area: 3.28 acres

Wine History

Grapes from these blocks have been used in the following wines:
Wine (Vintage)PriceScore
1. Zerba Cellars Syrah (2005)$28
2. Zerba Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon (2005)$30

Farm Certifications

Certified: Fish Friendly Farming
Certified: Sustainability in Practice

Land Profile


Elevation823.28 ft.
Slope2.2% (1.26°)
AspectEast (81.95°)

Solar Radiation

Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
Growing Season129640.08

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days2858.26
Huglin Index2388.34
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1525.19

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season77.249.47.32
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 (10)

  1. Block: 1 (0.49 acres)
    Grape: Syrah
    822.78 ft. | Oliphant
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  2. Block: 10 (0.19 acres)
    Grape: Sémillon
    816.29 ft. | Oliphant
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  3. Block: 2 (0.31 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
    826.08 ft. | Oliphant
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  4. Block: 3 (0.33 acres)
    Grape: Cabernet Franc
    825.79 ft. | Oliphant
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  5. Block: 4 (0.35 acres)
    Grape: Malbec
    825.51 ft. | Oliphant
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  6. Block: 5 (0.18 acres)
    Grape: Barbera
    825.38 ft. | Oliphant
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  7. Block: 6 (0.3 acres)
    Grape: Petit Verdot
    825.16 ft. | Oliphant
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  8. Block: 7 (0.4 acres)
    Grape: Roussanne
    823.62 ft. | Oliphant
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  9. Block: 8 (0.23 acres)
    Grape: Sangiovese
    822.43 ft. | Oliphant
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About Dad's Vineyard

Dad's Vineyard was designed to be an independent, 5,000 case production winery with underground barrel storage, case storage and a tasting room. It is also home to our Foundation Block Vineyard. This vineyard was planted as a test block on 4 acres of deep clay and sandy loam at 800 ft. with 8½ by 4ft spacing. North-South row orientation. Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, Barbera, Chardonnay, Roussanne and Semillon.

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Vineyard-ID: 14657
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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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