Now that all grapes are picked and are in the winery, we can really say that we have brought in harvest of not only significant quantity but more importantly significant quality. Congratulations to the Curly Flat Vineyard team for bringing in another wonderful harvest that will soon be captured in barrel and then ultimately in bottle a year or … Continue reading Vintage 2012 – Harvest completed!
How time flies! Just 2 and half weeks ago we started picking and a lot has happened since then. Beautiful ripening weather continued from the first pick on 27th of March, seeing the Pinot home with our last pick on April 11, bringing our total of Pinot Noir to almost 70 ton. While although all … Continue reading Vintage 2012 Update & Snapshots
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!
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