Harvest begins!

Today we began harvesting our 2012 vintage.  The air is charged with not only anticipation but expectation.  As not only have we begun bringing in the fruits of our labour, we are now given a further glimpse of what our fruit will go on to be.  And we have high expectations for our 2012 wines.  What … Continue reading Harvest begins!

Bird is the word

In keeping birds away from our ripening fruit in the vineyard we haven’t used any protective netting for several years.  Instead we employ a multi-faceted campaign, spearheaded by our bird deterrence system.  This works by first creating a perimeter around the vineyard created by a network of four radar towers, which both transmits and receives signals to … Continue reading Bird is the word

Testing, Testing…

As our 2012 harvest approaches we began sampling this week to see where were at with sugar levels and the all important relating balance of natural grape acids.  Within our 33 acres under vine, we have 21 separate areas of the vineyard expressed through a combination of our 7 vineyard blocks, 3 varieties (Pinot Noir, Chardonnay & Pinot Grigio), … Continue reading Testing, Testing…