Sarabande harvest report – part two

By |2016-12-14T09:39:13+00:00October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Yes, we were very pleased with the quantity of grapes that we harvested in 2016. As the temperatures were so hot during harvest, above thirty for the first ten days, we decided that we would only pick during the mornings. Therefore the fruit arrived in the winery in sound condition and at a stable temperature. [...]

Sarabande Harvest 2016 – Part One

By |2016-10-09T11:12:06+00:00October 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Not often does a harvest like 2016 come around. I have never completed a harvest where the fruit has been so clean and free of disease. We started the season with some very cold and wet conditions. While we avoided any frosts, flooding or hailstorms we did have some terrible weather at the beginning of [...]