Agriculture

Rebuilding Vineyard Culture Rock by Rock

The world is opening after the months of lying hidden inside buds and roots. Here in the Okanagan, this is what the grapes are looking like this week…

tiny

 

However, there are some grapes that are a week, easily, ahead. Take a look…

contrastAll it takes is the heat from a stone. A larger stone, a bit more in the open? Two weeks ahead…

open

 

Now, isn’t that intriguing. We don’t really need expensive vineyard land in select microclimates, with expensive systems of poles and trellises. We could do this, pretty much anywhere we liked …

crossGod knows, there are enough rocks around. Exciting!

 

 

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