Letters from The Wine Farm
When we bought The Wine Farm five years ago we inherited eight varieties of grapes in two types of soil and varying states of health. As much as we wanted to stamp our mark on the property from the get-go, we resisted the urge to come out swinging our chainsaws and shovels. Instead we scratched that itch on the roses and put our energy into rejuvenating the soils and giving the vines – all the vines; even those varieties we weren’t naturally drawn to – lots of love, allowing them to show their true potential in this cool climate, and with our particular way of farming, over several vintages.
Now the time has come to make some tough decisions. Which varieties will we home in on as we take The Wine Farm into the future, and which, thanks to our friendly local bobcat, have seen their last vintage…