31548 Peterson Road
McFarland, California 93250

News & Events

See what our team has been up to and where you can find us next.

December 06

Alexander Valley Winegrowers Association Harvest Review & Holiday Celebration
Dec. 06, 2024

April 12, 2024

Vineyard security on the job!

Raptors provide some of the best pest protection around, so we encourage them to feel at home by providing perches and nest boxes.

April 10, 2024

The stage is set.

We are planting vines at the dormant nursery today!🍇

March 27, 2024

We are at WIVI 2024 in Paso Robles today!

We are at WIVI 2024 in Paso Robles today! Stop by 817 booth and say hi to Sara, our Grower Relations Sales Manager.

March 26, 2024

Exciting things are happening at the nursery this week!

Tall vine bud break in the greenhouse, orders coming in, shipments going out. Planting season is in full swing!

March 21, 2024

Always a pleasure visiting our clients and checking on recent plantings!

March 20, 2024

Nothing says springtime like the bright green leaves of new vines!

Have you placed your order yet?

March 12, 2024

We’re at the Eastern Winery Exposition & Conference in Syracuse, New York this week.

It’s our first time at this event and we are excited to meet some East Coast growers! Swing by Booth 324 and say hello to Sara, our Grower Relations Sales Coordinator.

March 1, 2024

More storms moving through, but the hillsides are green and the nursery is getting there, too!

If you haven’t placed your vine order yet, now is the time!

February 27, 2024

Bud break! Four days post planting, we started seeing leaves.

These vines are ready for spring—are you? Give us a call to place your order today!

February 24, 2024

Texas wine grape growers, we are here to help!

You can find Jeff and Ramzi in booth 113.

February 22, 2024

Sleeping Beauty.

February 13, 2024

We had a great first day at the Oregon Wine Symposium!

If you’re here tomorrow, swing by booth 402 and say hello!

February 9, 2024

Dramatic skies and bright green hillsides on the Central Coast this week.

We love visiting clients and watching our vines grow and thrive; it’s one of the best parts of the job!

February 5, 2024

Well, that was a wild one!

Deep drink for sleeping vines and rainbows to cap it off. We hope you and yours weathered the storm and are enjoying some sunshine today.

January 29, 2024

Great weather for making cuttings!


January 23, 2024

All set up for Unified Wine and Grape Symposium.

Will we see you there? We’re at booth 1042; come by to meet our new team members!

January 19, 2024

Beautiful day on the central coast.

We love these dramatic winter skies, and the vines love the rain!

January 17, 2024

We are busy bundling vines and prepping them for shipment.

If you haven’t placed your order yet, now’s a good time! We offer a wide selection of wine and table varietals in standard and tall dormant vine formats. Give us a call; let’s talk grapes!

January 13, 2024

One row at a time, one day at a time.

We are on the final stretch of harvest.

January 9, 2024

Preparing cuttings for production under beautiful winter skies.

How’s your January going? Have you placed your vine order yet?

January 1, 2024


To a great new year!

December 24, 2023

Best wishes

For a warm and cozy holiday season!

December 19, 2023

Glorious day on the central coast of California last week.

The weather has shifted, but we are grateful for the rain and so are the vineyards!

December 13, 2023

December WIN Expo

We had a great time at the WIN Expo last week. Thanks to everyone who stopped by!

December 6, 2023

Considering new plantings this spring?

We offer a wide selection of quality vines in tall, potted, and barefoot options. Give us a call. We’d love to discuss your plans!

November 23, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving!

Sending gratitude and best wishes to our growers, friends, industry partners, and followers. Have a wonderful day!

November 14, 2023

Reach for the sky!

This young vine has high aspirations, and we bet you do, too. We are currently taking orders for 2024 and we’d love to discuss your plans. Give us a call!

November 8, 2023

November views!

Craving some fall colors? Visit wine country. The vines are stunning this time of year, and there are plenty of stops along the way if you fancy a sip or two or want to stock up for the holidays.🍷🍂

October 24, 2023

Russian River Valley Winegrowers 40th Anniversary BBQ

We had a fantastic time at the Russian River Valley Winegrowers 40th Anniversary BBQ last week. Thanks so much for including us!

October 19, 2023

It’s a beautiful day in Hopland, CA

And this new Sauvignon Blanc planting is thriving!

October 16, 2023

Good Morning!

We hope your week is off to a beautiful start!

October 4, 2023

Fall virus testing is underway in the increase blocks.

This is a critical facet of the robust, layered quality assurance program we custom designed to monitor your future vines at every stage.

September 28, 2023

New day, new vineyard!

This planting of Chardonnay is in Lodi.

September 20, 2023

Good morning!

Nothing like a great view to kick off your Tuesday!

September 15, 2023

Almost ready!

Visiting clients in Napa is always a pleasure, but this time of year, it’s a thrill. Harvest, crush, the promise of fabulous new wines! How’s your harvest going?

September 5, 2023

Sauvignon Blanc planted in Hopland last year is now being trained

Training provides support for vines and fruit, and is a critical part of canopy management. It promotes correct foliage balance, allowing for photosynthesis without excessive shading that could slow ripening and promote disease.

September 1, 2023

Kicking off September with a beautiful view

And a brand new planting of Cabernet Sauvignon in Hopland, California.

August 25, 2023

Wrapping up night harvest on Pinot for sparkling wine.

August 24, 2023

Sun World Field Days August 24th – 25th, 2023

We are at the Sun World Field Day today. If you’re here, stop by to say hello and grab some Casa Cristal swag!

August 17, 2023

It’s toasty out there, but we found the perfect place to escape the August heat.

Plentiful shade and snacks in easy reach!

August 15, 2023

The new school year is upon us, and daily lunch packing begins.

Don’t forget the California grapes! Sweet treats that are healthy, too.

August 11, 2023

Rootstock Vineyard in Italy

Così belle!

August 3, 2023

Anderson Valley Winemaker Tasting, General Meeting & Social

Casa Cristal took part in the Anderson Valley Winemaker Tasting, General Meeting, and Social Event 2023.

August 1, 2023

Hello, August!

Table grape harvest is ongoing, and wine grape harvest is just around the corner. Busy times ahead, so we are taking a moment to count our blessings—first and foremost, our clients. It’s an honor to be your preferred provider. Thank you for choosing Casa Cristal.

July 28, 2023

Young and Beautiful!

These young Pinot vines in Carneros are thriving!

July 19, 2023

Alexander Valley Winegrowers Annual Barbecue

It’s always a pleasure to sponsor and attend the Alexander Valley Winegrowers Annual Barbecue. Hoot Owl Vineyards hosted this year, and wow. What a beautiful spot! Thanks for including us @alexandervalley. We had a great time!

July 18, 2023

Clarksburg Winegrowers Roundtable

We had a wonderful experience at the Clarksburg Winegrowers Roundtable event.

July 18, 2023

WINE-not throw a party?

Who’s ready for some California-grown table grapes? This year’s crop is spectacular.

July 14, 2023

Sun World Field Day

We are at the Sun World July Field Day today. Stop by to say hello and grab some Casa Cristal swag if you’re here!

June 29, 2023

Vines in the ground!

Watching our vines go into the ground is always a thrill. This planting of Chenin Blanc was no exception; the crew did such a great job. Next up, vine protector installation!

June 27, 2023

Dormant Chardonnay planting in Lodi this morning

What a beautiful day to start a new vineyard! Interested? Give us a call. We would love to help you grow.

June 15, 2023

It’s about that time again!

Getting ready for a new crop season, and it looks promising!

June 14, 2023

SNFL’s Open Days 2023

We enjoyed visiting growers at SNFL’s Open Days in Hermosillo Mexico. Thanks for including us!

May 25, 2023

This vineyard in Lodi went in last year and it’s looking good!

Thriving vines as far as the eyes can see!

May 20, 2023

Pinot Noir Festival at Anderson Valley

Fabulous weekend at the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Fest. Thanks for having us @avwinegrowers!

May 17, 2023

Anderson Valley Wine Growers Pinot Noir Festival

Experience the magic of the Anderson Valley Wine Growers Pinot Noir Festival and Indulge in the finest selection of Pinot Noir wines while immersing yourself in a captivating atmosphere of elegance and sophistication. Join us for a truly unforgettable celebration of all things Pinot Noir.

May 16, 2023

The simplicity of Elle Pots: Just empty trays, no plastic pots.

The beauty of Elle Pots: Lower chance of root damage or transplant shock, happier vines.

The economy of Elle Pots: Reduced planting time and a healthier start for your vines.

May 5, 2023

Checking up on a new planting of table grapes in Mexico.

These little vines are thriving!

May 2, 2023

Bud break in the dormant nursery

Always a good sign!

April 20, 2023

Another load of vines getting prepped for shipment, looking happy in their Elle Pots—and why wouldn’t they be?

Elle Pots are root, air, and water permeable, and fully degradable. They go straight into the ground, lowering labor costs and reducing the risk of transplant shock. Savings for you, and a stronger start for your vines. That’s why all our vines are in Elle Pots.

March 29, 2023

WiVi Central Coast

We’re at the WiVi Central Coast Tradeshow in Paso Robles today. If you’re here, we’d love to see you! Stop by our booth to say hello and snag some swag.

March 24, 2023

Spring Summit in Mexico

Attending the Mexico Table Grape Spring Summit was a real treat. Thanks for inviting us!

March 16, 2023

These table grape vines in Mexico are looking great!

Not in California? Not a problem. Give us a call or visit our website:

March 14, 2023

Rainy days, no problem!

It may be soggy and gray outside, but it’s warm and bright in here! Guess it’s called a greenhouse for a reason. 😉

March 10, 2023

Wrapping up another great week!

On Wednesday we attended the MarketPlace meeting held at Trione Winery in Alexander Valley. Gorgeous day, a beautiful venue, and an excellent meeting on how growers can promote themselves and their region —and why they should! We were pleased to participate and sponsor breakfast.

Thanks for having us!

March 8, 2023

Relationships thriving on the vine!

Our 30+ years of success are rooted in relationships and it all starts here. That first meetup is the initial conversation that leads to a partnership based on dedication and trust. We have many events lined up and we hope to see you there! For a look at where we will be, check out the News and Events page on our website!

February 27, 2023

Ready, set, prune!

We’ve participated in the annual Alexander Valley Winegrowers Association’s pruning contest for several years running, and it’s always a good time! Thanks for having us again. We look forward to next year!

February 21, 2023

Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association Pruning Contest

We had an amazing time at the Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association pruning contest last week. It was a pleasure to sponsor, attend, and participate in the event. Thanks for having us, @avwinegrowers!

February 18, 2023

Dollars and $ense Trade Show

We are all set up at the Dollars and $ense Trade Show in Sonoma. If you’re here, come on by and say hello!

February 14, 2023

The Scene in our Greenhouses right now

Row after row of potted tall vines. They’re all in Elle Pots because that’s how we roll. Want to know more? Visit the Innovation page at our website: