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September 2008

The Harvest – Part 2

With the Sauvignon Blanc off the vines and into fermentation, it was surely time for the Pinot Noir to get picked. A visual inspection of the grapes showed some shrinkage so I was sure the brix was up there. This harvest was not so action packed and fun filled as …

The Harvest – Part 1

Labor Day Weekend turned out to be the time to get the Sauvignon Blanc off the vines. We measured the brix the weekend before and we were right at 21. With the help of friends and neighbors, we pulled 139 lbs off the vines. This is about half of what …