Three vines, one year….

This season we have decided to keep a photographic record of three vines, one from each of the varieties we grow, throughout the growing year from young shoots through to harvest. WEEK 1 – EARLY SPRING. We are approximately four weeks after bud burst.  The season has started off  with relatively cool temperatures and rainfall … Continue reading Three vines, one year….

Ready, Steady, GROW!!

October sees the continuation of spring, a new growing season and the first step towards Vintage 2019!  As the vineyard is situated in the cool climate of The Macedon Ranges, frosts are a common event at this time of year.  This year we have installed two new frost fans which are providing protection to all … Continue reading Ready, Steady, GROW!!

A new year begins…

As the new year begins, the path leading to our 2015 harvest has now entered its eighth month.  Each vintage starts from the commencement of pruning, as this is where the template for the harvest is (literally) laid down.  Since the completion of pruning, budburst began on the 11th of September, which is later than … Continue reading A new year begins…