Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Veraison: PG-17.

Whilst on my way out to walk Vinodog 2 this evening, after I got home from work, I noticed the first blush of veraison in my Pinot grigio vines.
It is that time of year again: the onset of ripening that signals the imminent culmination of the growing season.  The Pinot grigio vines are transitioning from berry development to berry ripening - getting nice and juicy.  And sweet.  It is about time that Vinomaker and I break out the bird-netting.  Sigh.  Not one of my favourite vineyard operations.
Must have a look-see in the Syrah vines tomorrow and check if veraison has started there.

3 comments:

Dennis Tsiorbas said...

VG: Will your PG grapes get this dark?
PG grapes

Vinogirl said...

NHW: Absolutely.
https://vinsanity-vino.blogspot.com/2016/09/berry-close.html

Dennis Tsiorbas said...

Oh! Now I remember!