An Update from Vineyard Manger, Wayne Mills: August 2021 An Update from Vineyard Manger, Wayne MillsAugust 2021 All vineyards are looking very healthy. No varaison yet (color turn of the fruit) Possibility of an early harvest due to extended hot and dry weather No sign of water stress in any of the vineyards Very high quality and quantity of fruit throughout all vineyards In 2020, harvested ~ 6 tons of Norton, 2021 will harvest 12-15 tons Fair Viognier crop this year Fruit is hanging heavy in all vineyards Petit Verdot is an overachiever this year, likely harvest in mid-October Chambourcin will harvest 10-15 tons Chardonnay is the spoiled child coming in around 6 tons, usually harvest 8-9 tons Thinning excess foliage throughout the vineyards to increase air circulation and sun exposure while also cutting down on disease pressure Old Farm Winery2021-08-05T21:36:25+00:00 Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInWhatsAppTumblrPinterestVkXingEmail Related Posts An Update from Winemaker, Ashton Lough: August 2021 Gallery An Update from Winemaker, Ashton Lough: August 2021 Revival and renewal: a new life for an old farm Gallery Revival and renewal: a new life for an old farm That’s a great bottle of wine! Gallery That’s a great bottle of wine! The past comes alive at Old Farm Gallery The past comes alive at Old Farm Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.