Harvest Reports

Harvest Report 2010 – A Rollercoaster Year

This was a roller coaster year where growing conditions were at times brilliant and at others extremely challenging and where a degree of strategic decision making and risk taking made the difference between a great crop and a very mediocre one. We started on the back-foot with late bud-burst due to the chilled, snow laden […]

Harvest Report 2009 – The Vines Grew Themselves

This was the year the vines pretty much just grew themselves. After a snowy winter, the growing season started with a long dry spring, 8 weeks without rain. A normal July followed with weekend rains and sunny weeks. Next came a dry and sunny August, rain in early September as the fruit began to swell, […]


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