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The Darling Buds of Chardonnay

Posted by Conrad Kenyon on

Although the south coast is in need of more rain, it does gladden the soul to see signs of Spring in the vineyard. The first buds have appeared on the Chardonnay with other vines only a couple of weeks away. This is early, but a recent bout of unseasonably warm weather may have prompted this burst of activity.  It does remind us also of the things we now need to get stuck into including: general tidy up around the vineyard for season to come, training new vines,  replacing any old trellis posts that aren't going to make it through the next vintage,...

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