Post Archives from the ‘Adventures of Vineyard Installation’ Category
Where we enjoy our evenings if we have the chance to call it quits early enough. This tree is 22' in diameter and the view of the fields and Agua Fria River Tree line make for a place you like to sit back with a drink and soak it all in. Ready for a … Continue reading the story "Tick Tock Tick…"
How are we going to dig the trenches?... his response simply put. "The Monster." … Continue reading the story "Days 22 & 23 – Monster’s Roar!"So off we go to carry out the action plan carefully designed by our top vineyard
Here it is Friday again! The week flew by with work, work projects, kids school, events all the usual that goes into our "week days". Among the normal week day tasks, we are working nearly every night after tucking the kids in on what's next, item lists, etc (that is if we can manage to keep our eyes open :). This week, Justin spent many evenings on … Continue reading the story "Day 21 – For Frosty Days."
Sometimes our adventures get more into our story than the actual vineyard details. For any one that's interested in the real meat and potatoes...here's the answers to a few common questions: Q. What kind of grapes are you planting? A. We planted Cabernet Sauvignon. Depending on the reason for questioning, you may be interested to know it's on rootstock 1103P Clone 4. Without giving away too much information for a future blog, … Continue reading the story "Clear As Sauvignon – Q&A’s."
On Saturday the kids and I worked for 10 hours digging 22 holes in rocky soils. It's farmland, so naturally it seemed reasonable for us to dig the holes with a shovel - what's 22 holes right? The only problem: it's Sunday morning and I am a tired pup and Justin is worn out. Sadly, neither of us are inching out of bed...my. body. aches. The kids are tired, I … Continue reading the story "Day 20 – Dream Smarter."