The vintner's year - April
Jim Law sends this report. April is a transitional month. We wrap up our cellar work at Linden Vineyards, bottle the fresher aromatic whites, and take inventory of any vineyard maintenance problems that now need our attention. In the vineyard The vineyard has been pruned and tied. The established vines can be left alone in April. The activity focuses more on the baby vines. Planting was delayed because of a cold, snowy March, so April became a hub of activity in our new blocks and some of the older blocks requiring replanting of missing vines. Back in the 1980s and 90s, April was a big month for...
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