Vineyard and Cellar

Spring South Africa October 2009

Friday, October 2, 2009 It’s Spring I’m trying not to be too bullish this year, after last year’s not so good season – cooked vines/grow(death) tubes.. Progress has been good though – we’ve replanted the 1000 Viognier and have newly planted 2500 Temperanillo. And thumbs held (as they say here?) everything is budding and growing nicely. Most of the V …


General View of both fields 14 Oct 2009

It’s starting to look like a vineyard. Both fields are now planted and we are into week 5 since budding started. We’ve done quite a bit of tidying and weeding as you can now see. Sulphur dusting for powdery mildew has been done to the left hand block. The vines that survived the 1st






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