Our viticulturist and grape grower Mark Malick says winter vineyard pruning is in full swing at the Wine Cave.
It takes almost four months to hand prune our 30,000 vines. All the work is painstakingly done, vine by vine, on 30 acres of our vineyards.
Looking back on the 2018 growing season, Mark says he is glad it is behind us.
"We normally get about 38 inches of rain annually. But our 2018 rainfall was about 66 inches - nearly twice the annual amount!"
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. But, in our case, when life gives you a boatload of rain, make r
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