Tag: Harvest

Harvesting in a heatwave

On the umpteenth day of the heat wave in the Cape this label designing/blogging “Vaalie” tagged along with Jeremy Borg to find out first-hand the process of wine making from the vine to the bottle. The day got off to a rocky start with a…

Busy days – harvest 2013

We got through the last week-end of January without any mishaps. The cooling is working properly. Our Pinotage was cooled down from 26 degrees, the temperature the grapes arrived from the vineyard,  to about 17 C – just cool enough for the yeast to lag…

Harvest 2013

After a fabulous growing season, we are delighted to report that the harvest will begin today – Friday 25 January! The team in the Cape have been hard at work preparing for this very busy season. Yesterday, winemaker Jeremy Borg took a stroll through the…