31548 Peterson Road
McFarland, California 93250

News & Events

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

March 29

WiVi Expo, Paso Robles

January 2, 2023

Cheers 2023!

Wishing you health, happiness, and success in the coming year!

December 24, 2022

Happy Holidays!

From all of us at Casa Cristal!

December 20, 2022

Foggy morning

in the increase blocks, and it’s feeling downright wintery. A quiet walk between the vines is the perfect start to a busy day.

December 6, 2022

Relationships are the foundation of our business.

It’s our goal to cultivate long-term, often generational partnerships, and we’ve been doing it for over 30 years. Want a side of exceptional service and a heaping serving of dedication to go with your vines? Give us a call. We’d love to help you grow.

December 1, 2022


We are at the WIN expo in Sonoma today! What a great day for a show. If you’re here, stop by and say hello.

November 29, 2022

We are currently taking orders for 2023!

If you’re one of our growers and planning to plant, give us a call. If you’re not—yet!—we’d still love to hear from you. A new year is right around the corner; give us a chance to help you grow!

November 24, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing you good company and great wine!

November 16, 2022

Have you heard about Elle Pots?

They’re root, air, and water permeable, and fully degradable. Minimal root disruption means less transplant shock, which is part of why all our vines are in Elle Pots. Learn more about them and us at

November 3, 2022

Ah, November

A month to catch your breath, gather with friends and family, enjoy the fruits of your recent harvest—and place your orders for next year’s vines! That’s right, we are taking orders for 2023. Give us a call, we’d love to discuss your plans!

October 31, 2022

Happy Halloween!

Wishing you a spooky good celebration! 🎃🍷

October 29, 2022

Cabernet Vines Alive

Cabernet vines hardening off for cutting harvest this winter. We’re looking ahead to next season, are you? Give us a call we would love to discuss your plans.

October 27, 2022

Visiting Sonoma

We’re in Sonoma today visiting clients and enjoying the views! We hope to have some beautiful vistas ahead this weekend, paired with your favorite California wines.

October 26, 2022

Beautiful Start

The week is off to a beautiful start here at the nursery! Hope all is well with you.

October 24, 2022

Harvest Season!

Harvest season is wrapping up! Time to start thinking about next years plantings!

August 3, 2022

Harvest Season Incoming

Harvest season is incoming! Are you ready? Have you already started this year’s harvest/crush?

August 3, 2022

Beautiful Cabernet Sauvignon

Cloudy skies over a thriving vineyard of tall green growing Cabernet Sauvignon vines planted in Napa a few weeks ago. Beautiful.

August 3, 2022

Good To Be Green

Good morning from the dormant nursery where it is, in fact, easy to be green.

July 15, 2022

Winegrowers Grower Senimar

We had a fantastic time at the Sonoma County Winegrowers Seminar, Trade Show and BBQ yesterday. Gorgeous venue, great food, and excellent company. Thanks to all who stopped by to say hello! It was a pleasure chatting with you.

July 13, 2022

Summer Sweetness

Summer sweetness incoming! California table grapes are the perfect addition to family picnics, beach day coolers, and summer camp lunch boxes. Yum!

July 12, 2022

Dormant Cabernet Sauvignon

This new dormant cabernet sauvignon planting in Napa is thriving! How are your vines looking this year? Questions or concerns? Give us a call. We’re here to help you grow.

July 11, 2022

Dog Days of Summer

The dog days of summer are officially here, so keep an eye on those new plantings. Young vines need extra water when temperatures start to soar. Have questions about best irrigation practices? Give us a call or email us at

July 8, 2022

New Plantings

So many new plantings happening this year! We love helping you grow.

June 2, 2022

Irrigation Best Practice

New plantings need water, especially as temperatures rise. Questions about our recommended irrigation practices? We are just a phone call away.

May 25, 2022

Hermosillo Growers

We are visiting growers in Hermosillo, Mexico this week, checking on recent plantings and enjoying the fruits of their table grape harvest

May 23, 2022

Tall, Bare, Roots

These tall bare roots vines will be available in 2023

May 20, 2022

Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Fest

All set up for the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Fest Technical Conference, which promises to be a great event! We had a wonderful time at last night’s meet and greet at Maggy Hawk Winer, and look forward to participating in the conference today. If you are at the fairgrounds stop by and say hello.

May 18, 2022

New Chardonnay

Chardonnay, just peaking out to say hello!

May 16, 2022

Taking The Wider View

Taking the wider view this fine Monday morning and what do we see? Casa Cristal vines…to infinity and beyond.

May 11, 2022

New Delivery

Yesterday’s vine delivery in Lodi. A new Cabernet Sauvignon planting is happening now!

May 9, 2022

Newborn support

Young, freshly planted vines need a little support. (Don’t we all)

May 4, 2022

Thinning at the Nursery

Shoot thinning at the nursery. It’s another beautiful day!

May 2, 2022

New Everything

New month, new week, new vines! Happy planting!

April 5, 2022


One work order at a time, we are getting our first shipments ready!

April 1, 2022

One happy vine!

Look at those roots! Almost ready to go in the ground and when it does, it won’t suffer the disruption of being yanked from a plastic pot. Elle Pots are better for the planet, your vines, and your bottom line.

April 1, 2022

WIVI Expo 2022

John Moso, Grower Relations Manager, representing at WiVi 2022 in Paso Robles this week. Thanks to all who stopped by to say hello!

March 5, 2022

Bud break. It’s happening!

Won’t be long until our greenhouses will be living up to their name.

February 18, 2022

AVWA Pruning Contest

Rolling into nursery season, full steam ahead! What are your planting plans this season? We’d love to hear about them. Give us a call or drop a comment below.

January 26, 2022

Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

We were at the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium last week and met up with some of our European suppliers. Thanks to all who stopped by to say hello. To those who couldn’t make it, we hope to see you next year!

January 5, 2022

It’s that time of year!

We’ve officially kicked off nursery season and we couldn’t be more excited. Haven’t placed your vine order yet? Give us a call or email us at We’d love to discuss your plans.