Update from Hyde Vineyards: Bloom has begun here at Hyde Vineyards! This is one of the most important stages of growth, as the berries begin to form and shape this year’s crop. Our Hyde Wente clone Chardonnay is always among the first to flower. Over the next few weeks, the flowers will form into berries Read the full article…
No news is good news! We’ve made it through any concern of frost and are waiting for flowers to happen. Each flower can become a grape, so this delicate time is the last important stage before fruit set. But so far so good in the valley for the #2023Vintage!
Collin Cranor, owner of Grape Culture took us out into the vineyard to show us budbreak and the crazy cover crop growing strong right now. After the very wet winter and a later budbreak than normal, the weather is warming up and we are stepping into the #2023vintage with high hopes!
March kept up with the rainy trend we’ve had all winter long. Usually rain is tapering off in early March, early April, but this year the storms kept coming through
Napa Valley Grapegrowers reported on March 21 that bud break is happening in Carneros! A brand new vintage of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir is beginning to bloom. Photos by Cakebread Cellars and Renteria Vineyard Management