Nothing can make me happier: Arrival of spring after a long and cold winter! Most of the habitants of the North hemisphere already started to enjoy spring; awakening of the nature affects us immediately in a positive way! Obviously, as human beings, we are not the only ones who get active with the arrival of… Continue reading WAKING UP IN 8 DAYS: GOOD MORNING VINEYARD!
He had realized that there was something wrong. Actually, he was quite worried, because he had been losing some of the plants in his vineyard, without any particular reason that he could name. As the situation was getting worst, he decided to write his observations to the chairman of the Agricultural Committee of Aix. With… Continue reading 4 LIFE LESSONS THAT WE CAN LEARN FROM PHYLLOXERA BATTLE
The harvesters… the hidden protagonists of the winemaking. Their work is very important and difficult at the same time. Without their precious work, the grapes couldn’t arrive to the winery as fresh as they are in the vineyard. There are many challenges that the harvesters are facing with during harvest time. Sometimes they have to… Continue reading HIDDEN PROTAGONISTS OF WINEMAKING
“Do these grapes have a problem? They are changing their color not uniformly, but berry by berry!” asked my friend, pointing me the vines in veraison. It was his first time to see the veraison. This is one of the most spectaculous times of the vineyard, when the berries start to change their color from… Continue reading VERAISON IN NAPA VALLEY
Have you ever taken a walk around the vineyards in summer in Bordeaux? Well, now I am inviting you to walk with me. Yes, right now. No worries, you don’t have to stand up, just keep on reading and enjoying the photos; you will be making a virtual sightseeing tour. So, let’s start! Welcome to our… Continue reading LET’S WALK IN THE VINEYARDS!
Veraison is the forerunner of the harvest. It is the period when the grapes start to change their color. Together with color change, metabolism of the grapes also starts to change: they start to accumulate sugar instead of acids. This way, they prepare themselves to harvest, ripening day by day and be ready for the… Continue reading VERAISON IN BORDEAUX