Vines: the first grapes enter the cellar...

Vines: the first grapes enter the cellar...

After a year of hard work in the vineyards, it is now time to bring in the harvest. The opening of the harvest is traditionally done with the so-called early varieties (such as chardonnay) which are often grape varieties of origin...
Vines: the grapes take on colour...

Vines: the grapes take on colour...

When the vine takes on colour. In the vine the berries start to turn, they take good pink or blue cheeks: it is the veraison. It is true that then we let ourselves be lulled by the gentle heat (sometimes a little raw in this year 2019)...
Vines: flowering started...

Vines: flowering started...

With delay - compared to the previous 2 years - flowering started a few days ago. The flower buds have released the stamens, which are stroked by the air blows and release their pollen to initiate fertilization. Nothing...