January 01, 2009
2008 Harvest updates
Harvest 2008 began on Diamond Mountain in early Sept when a heat wave brought sugars up quickly in vineyards with with small berries, light crops. Read the weekly updates for Diamond Mountain and other AVAs in the Napa Valley written by grape growers and winemakers. These will be uploaded Fridays.
Oct 3- Activity picks up with threats of rain
Sept 25- Continued cool weather
Sept 18- Cooler weather slows harvest
Sept 11- The Rush to Crush
Sept 4- Action replaces sunrise strolls
For quite awhile, now, we’ve been meaning to review all the vintages of Dyer Vineyards Cabernet – we’re amazed to realize there are fifteen vintages now (seventeen if you count the two in barrels!) But, we just hadn’t gotten to it.
In a recent moment of serendipity...