Archive for April, 2006

Vintage Similarities

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

A lot of people are beginning to compare this vintage to 1998. Certainly at this point it does have some similarities, but having done this for 23 or so years now, you learn real quick that there are no comparisons that can last the whole season. We did have a large (generous) harvest in 1997 [...]

Bud Break

Monday, April 24th, 2006

Finally we have had some days without rain, and last week we even had sunshine! We took the time last week to catch up on what is happening in the vineyards. The early Chardonnay vines were out the week of 21st of March. As of last week, we have had a nice bud break in [...]