Fruit set, so far so good…

As we’ve mentioned fruit set is an important time in any vineyard as it determines the maximum potential crop there’ll be for the coming vintage.  We are happy to report that we are currently at around 60% completion of fruit set, where the flowers have successfully pollinated and developed their seeds along with the protective covering we all … Continue reading Fruit set, so far so good…

Flower Power!

Now that we have seen off (most of) the frosts which can lay waste to tender buds and/or shoots, our next major phase is flowering and fruit set.  This is one of the most important windows in the growing season as the rate of success literally dictates the total crop potential for that season.  At this point our bunches … Continue reading Flower Power!