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Keeping Up with the Vineyard: Bud Break 2016

First signs of bud break are happening earlier than ever here in the Livermore Valley! As you probably guessed from the name, bud break is the first phase in the vineyard growth cycle where the tiny buds on the vine start to swell and leaf. 223 more words



We’ve finished pruning in the vineyards. After a couple weeks of warm sunshine and then rains, we have bud break.  The first signs of the 2016 vintage.   56 more words