Harvest is Done!

we survived the wasps & bees!

we survived the wasps & bees!

Finally, we’ve finished harvesting our two tons of grapes at our Salado Vineyard.  Here is the Labor Day crew after destemming & crushing the cabernet sauvignon. Now on to fermentation!

Here are some statistics though to keep you entertained while the yeast does its job making wine…

2013 harvest (latest ever)

chardonnay 871 lbs

merlot 1000 lbs

sangiovese 842 lbs

cabernet sauvignon 1287 lbs