With the rootstock settled into its new home on a mountain side, we grafted cabernet franc budwood last week, adding a new block to one of our favorite vineyard sites. Here are some photos from grafting:
Harvest has begun. We picked our first grapes of the harvest, Sonoma County Pinot Noir this past week. We also helped process some fruit in the cellar. Cheers to a good and safe harvest!
Good morning! Balloon sighting in the vineyard:
We’re starting to see the first signs of verasion, as the grapes ripen and begin to turn color.
Photos from last week in the vineyard:
Here is a link to the heat advisory issued today by the National Weather Service for the North Bay area through Thursday evening.
“A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The hot weather will create a situation in which heat
illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids…stay in an air-
conditioned room…stay out of the sun…and check up on
relatives and neighbors. Avoid leaving pets or family members in