Tag Archives: Harvest

#Wine Harvest Update: At Least the Stink Bugs Weren’t So Bad This Year!

Forty days and forty nights. That’s what it seemed like to area vintners when the rains wouldn’t stop last month. They didn’t quite get there — it was more like 30 out of 35 days that the sun didn’t shine … Continue reading

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#Wine Harvest Update 1: Year of the Floods

I think I know how Noah felt. I only hope he packed a couple casks of wine along with all those animals to help him get through the rain. The rain that has besieged the East Coast this week is … Continue reading

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Weather Plays Games with the 2010 Harvest

This year’s strange weather is playing some real mind games on vintners as they begin the 2010 harvest. Here in the Eastern U.S., harvest is earlier than ever after an exceptionally hot and dry weather helped ripen grapes – or … Continue reading

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