July 2018

Vineyard in Bloom!

By | 2018-07-09T19:02:46+00:00 July 9th, 2018|From The Winemaker|

Notes From The Winemaker The vineyard is in bloom! The developing grape clusters are flowering and beginning their transformation into this years grape crop. The small and modest flowers are concealed beneath an ample canopy, but if by chance you find yourself amongst the vines during bloom, you can experience the sweet aromas that encompass [...]

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June 2018

Pruning the Vines

By | 2018-06-05T01:25:25+00:00 June 5th, 2018|From The Winemaker|

Notes From The Winemaker The vineyard will keep us busy all the way up through harvest. Following bud break in early spring rapid shoot growth persists. When the shoots reach around 5-6 inches we continue our pruning, carrying out a practice called shoot thinning. This very important stage of pruning shapes the shoot density and [...]

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