We have anxiously anticipated this day since last year. We had a poor harvest because of a newly described plant virus that caused a disorder called red leaf blotch. This resulted in sudden profound atrophy of entire mature clusters of grapes leaving pale, empty husks of what is usually a plump dark grape. The clusters [...]
It’s crisp and overcast this morning. The weather is perfect for the task at hand. We want to pick the Albarino in just these conditions because the cool temperature tends to preserve the freshness and fruity qualities of this grape.