Monthly Archive for June, 2014

The Patio

Santa Rita Hills is often very windy – it cools the grapes. The Patio surrounded by the winery and high walls is ideal for those days.6.28.14-patio-1

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The State of the Pinot Noir June 28, 2014

And it looks good!6.28.14-grapes-2

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Hedging – June 28, 2014

This year we are fortunate to have a strong canopy. Last year the canopy was weak and we had to drop a lot of the fruit to balance the vine. This year we have a strong crop and, despite the lack of rain a strong canopy. The bottom shows the hedger hidden behind the canopy.
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