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Vineyard Report – December 2013

Vineyard Report – December 2013

Our own staff and a group of contractors spent the cool winter months pruning the vines to set bud numbers, which is in my opinion, the most important task of the year. It is the period when we can set our crop load for the coming season, with each block having specific yield targets for the product that it is destined for. Budburst commenced quite early for us, around late August for our early bursting varieties. The season commenced well, with budburst progressing quite quickly across all ...

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