Our animals are so much a part of the tradition of our family and farm. It's hard to express the joy they bring us.
Hedy is our Bernese Mountain Dog (or just "Berner"), a wonderful old Swiss breed descended from the Newfoundland and the Great Pyrenees. Joyce found her at a regional shelter. Hedy is our Official Greeter and she loves her job unconditionally. She is nine years old, and a little shy, but a sweeter dog there just can't be.
Molly, the Great Dane of Jonathan and Caroline Boutard Hunt, is now nine years old and 125 pounds, but still a happy rollicking puppy with absolutely no idea how big she really is. Mouse, their 12-pound Rat Terrier, is more focused on the possibility of a rodent escaping his watch than on his giant, younger “sister”. If you have visited the farm and winery in the past, we hope you were able to meet Gus, who passed away in February 2009.
Ari and Rusty are Haflingers. They enjoy grazing in the pasture and trail riding - whenever Joyce can find a friend to ride along!