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The Hive !

If the vineyard is the flower garden, than the winery is the beehive! We always choose to harvest with the natural first light of day. A small dedicated crew work hard to bring in the sweet clusters. With the tractors shut off, a calm is palatable in the air as we all pull together to get the job done. And then, to the winery!  A concerted effort of man and machine and determination dance together to process, cull, de-stem and prepare that sweet fruit for a transformation! Nothing less than alchemy, the crazy hubbub prepares the grape juice/pulp/skins for the magic of fermentation...

If the vineyard is the flower garden, than the winery is the beehive!
We always choose to harvest with the natural first light of day. A small dedicated crew work hard to bring in the sweet clusters. With the tractors shut off, a calm is palatable in the air as we all pull together to get the job done.
And then, to the winery!  A concerted effort of man and machine and determination dance together to process, cull, de-stem and prepare that sweet fruit for a transformation! Nothing less than alchemy, the crazy hubbub prepares the grape juice/pulp/skins for the magic of fermentation...