Our County harvest is
The grapes are in and
fermentations are simmering along.
Our Pinot Noir and St. Laurent
will be delightful when they come out of barrel in a year or
A lighter year for some other
varietals, though, in response to fifteen weeks of little or
no rain. We're building a drip-irrigation system in case
next year is similar.
You'll see us tying-down canes now, getting ready to hill-up
over them with a blanket of soil for the winter.
In spring, we'll push the soil covering away, re-tie all
those canes to the trellis and the whole amazing, miraculous
process will begin again for 2017.