One of the most beautiful things about harvest is that once you start picking the grapes, the leaves begin to change almost instantly.
Our harvest is in full swing and we have already brought in more than half our grapes. Thus far, the weather has been near picture-perfect and the fruit quality this year is fantastic.
OK, so I may be a month late, but happy New Year and welcome to 2011!
After the 'relaxing harvest', we can't hang around too long - we have 2011 to think about!
Well, here in Marlborough the hum of sprayers, trimmers and leaf pluckers has died down and they've been replaced by bird scarers and net winders. This only means one thing - harvest is here!
January/February is a busy time in the vineyard - especially for Sauvignon Blanc. The workers are busy lifting wires, mowing, trimming, spraying and irrigating row upon row of vines.
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