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Spring is here!

The wait after the pruning of the vines did not last too long. Spring came with summery temperatures and the plants started to grow. Here is a picture from mid-April. 359 more words


Frost Damage 2.0

We had a second day of frost. And the damage was more significant.

The extent of damage was again spatial. The least damage occurred on the vines on more pronounced slopes where the cold air could “flow away”. 97 more words



And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I… 6 more words

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Grape Harvest and Sweet Chestnuts: Day 3, Week 26, Term 1

The chardonnay grapes were finally ready to harvest. Everyone associated with the Polytech, who could be there, was there to help. Consequently the grapes were harvested in a few hours. 110 more words


Grafted into the Family of God

Spring is upon us!  The grey rain clouds have blown away and the flowers are blooming.  Everywhere I look I see the wonders of God’s creation in the varying shades of green and the lush growth.  719 more words


The Vine

I visited  Laurita Winery in New Egypt, New Jersey, some years ago. Some of us wanted to see how wine was made.  Ray Shea, one of the owners, and Nicholaas Opdam, the Oenologist or Vineyard Manager, gave us a tour. 263 more words


Time to Train the Vines

After six months of preparing my backyard vineyard, I think it is done and ready to train the vines. I have to give Ed and Spencer Neugabauer  a lot of credit for getting this project off its feet. 213 more words