» Vintage Watch VIII
By Gregory Dal Piaz
Sonoma has snapped right back to gorgeous after the light rain in last week's forecast, leading into what looks like a promising start to harvest.
Last Week's Forecast
And in Israel we are still in the dog days of summer. Hot humid days and cool nights. Rain at this time of year is never a concern, though who knows what changes global warming has in store for us.
The harvest is well underway and the vintners I know are pleased. A week and a half ago I participated in a Merlot harvest in the Judean Hills near Jerusalem. 25 brix, pH ~3.3, gorgeous color, and wonderful flavors.
Aug 27, 2013 at
I will be sure to include Israel in next year's Vintage Watch. Thanks for sharing with us!
Sep 02, 2013 at