A blessing in the desert
       
     
Beginnings
       
     
Exploring the unknown
       
     
Lodging
       
     
Plateau Soils
       
     
Construction begins
       
     
Sunrise
       
     
The Biscuit
       
     
Windmills
       
     
Santa Ritas
       
     
Cactus Man
       
     
Legos
       
     
Cutting
       
     
Sentries
       
     
A blessing in the desert
       
     
A blessing in the desert

A winter storm rolls over the Sonoita landscape. Specifically - "The Biscuit"

Beginnings
       
     
Beginnings

This is the site of the future entrance to the Rune Wines tasting room. Gaining access to the property from the highway holds a great challenge.

Exploring the unknown
       
     
Exploring the unknown

Water - The key to life. Hundreds of feet below the surface lies a pool of ancient water. Liquid gold in the desert steppe.

Lodging
       
     
Lodging

Humble beginnings with visions of grandeur.

Plateau Soils
       
     
Plateau Soils

A fertile, rocky horizon is perched atop fractured limestone.

Construction begins
       
     
Construction begins

The first step is to carve out a road into the depths of our estate.

Sunrise
       
     
Sunrise

Black gives way to blue.

The Biscuit
       
     
The Biscuit

The hallmark of Sonoita scenery.

Windmills
       
     
Windmills

Silent sentinels of the Sonoita plains.

Santa Ritas
       
     
Santa Ritas

To the west, we have the scenic Santa Rita range keeping the steppe under a watchful eye.

Cactus Man
       
     
Cactus Man

One of many curious oddities adorning the estate.

Legos
       
     
Legos

When plastic bricks don't provide enough challenge, you switch to steel.

Cutting
       
     
Cutting

The primary goal with our entrance is to showcase the varied terroir of the estate. Following the contour of the hillside, it gently bisects native vegetation keeping the beauty and spirit of the land.

Sentries
       
     
Sentries

Standing guard over the hilltop, the Century plants mark the future home of our tasting room.