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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May 2018

….Bring May Flowers

By | 2018-05-11T05:57:49+00:00 May 11th, 2018|From The Winemaker|

Notes From The Winemaker It looks like May will bring with it some warmth and we can finally expect to see the beauty of bud break! We have the rainwater, but our vines are awaiting the warmth so that they can awaken. When they do, the stored nutrients and water will begin flowing from the [...]

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