2006 MONTHLY UPDATE ARCHIVE

  • JANUARY 2006

    • When too much growth is a bad thing, Wyandottes and our vines and let the sunshine in...

  • FEBRUARY 2006

    • Will the vintage turn up trumps, leave plucking and that's more like it...

  • MARCH 2006

    • Picking grapes in May, it makes one nervous and fingers and toes crossed...

  • APRIL 2006

    • Hand-picked and hard-crafted, the vintage that's been and there's always something...

  • MAY 2006

    • Clear days and cool nights, a review of the wines, and the weather report...

  • JUNE 2006

    • Break in the season, the weather report (again) and pruning pruning pruning...

  • JULY 2006

    • End of pruning, confusion reigns and the mid-winter blues...

  • AUGUST 2006

    • A new beginning, a windy day and hot August nights...

  • SEPTEMBER 2006

    • Everything begins, the 2005 Merlot / Cab Franc and spring is in the air...

  • OCTOBER 2006

    • One year on, the elephant in the room and this is how we remember it...

  • NOVEMBER 2006

    • Ready set go, irrigation - a necessary evil and spring ends on a high note...

  • DECEMBER 2006

    • It's hard being green, our house and vineyard equipment - a dossier...