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Grape growth – May 2011 – Happy vines

Its picture time again in the vineyard. The grapes are growing, and getting bigger. As you can see from the pictures, they are very happy vines. Here we can see some of the norton grapes, and some of the viognier. I still need to get around to doing the panorama again this year. It . . . → Read More: Grape growth – May 2011 – Happy vines

Bud Break – Spring 2011

Spring is in the air again. It is so amazing to see all of the vines sprouting little buds everywhere and shoots starting their long climb up the trellis wires. The vines have come a long ways these past 3 years, and this year should produce the biggest grape harvest yet. It always makes . . . → Read More: Bud Break – Spring 2011

Trellis and Irrigation for grape vines started 2009

The long and extremely labor intensive activity of putting up the trellis has begun. I hope to have all of the trellis posts up within 2 weeks. But, it is difficult right now as we are getting rain fairly constantly, which keeps the vineyard floor pretty muddy.

Here is the posts waiting to be . . . → Read More: Trellis and Irrigation for grape vines started 2009