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Javens Family Vineyard and Winery

Javens Family Vineyard and Winery
20011 589th Avenue
507-382-7596

Jeff and Heather Javens started constructing their winery after Jeff’s father Duane decided to plant a vineyard to grow grapes. He is a farmer at heart, so when he retired from the Contracting business, he went back to his roots. He is the family’s Vineyard Manager and also manages the spray program for several of the vineyards from where we buy grapes.

Heather signed on as wine maker, but little did she know that avoiding chemistry in college would come back to haunt her! So back to college for chemistry classes! Jeff is in charge of all the equipment and licensing, and, come harvest, keeps things running smoothly on the crush line.

 

Off and on throughout the year we have a lot of additional family help from kids, siblings, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. And, it is most definitely all hands on deck during harvest time! We can always tell when it’s getting close to harvest time because the kids eat more and more grapes while walking through the vineyard.

 

Our tasting room is scheduled to be open the summer of 2016, and if things go well we plan to expand to a larger tasting room in the future.  It has been a slow process as we balance this with our busy family life but we will continue to nurture our kids and our winery for many years to come.Jeff and Heather Javens started constructing their winery after Jeff’s father Duane decided to plant a vineyard to grow grapes. He is a farmer at heart, so when he retired from the Contracting business, he went back to his roots. He is the family’s Vineyard Manager and also manages the spray program for several of the vineyards from where we buy grapes.

Heather signed on as wine maker, but little did she know that avoiding chemistry in college would come back to haunt her! So back to college for chemistry classes! Jeff is in charge of all the equipment and licensing, and, come harvest, keeps things running smoothly on the crush line.

 

Off and on throughout the year we have a lot of additional family help from kids, siblings, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. And, it is most definitely all hands on deck during harvest time! We can always tell when it’s getting close to harvest time because the kids eat more and more grapes while walking through the vineyard.

 

Our tasting room is scheduled to be open the summer of 2016, and if things go well we plan to expand to a larger tasting room in the future.  It has been a slow process as we balance this with our busy family life but we will continue to nurture our kids and our winery for many years to come.



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