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2011 grape harvest at Mill About Vineyard is over!

It’s been a long-ish vintage, what with the rains and cooler than usual weather. The Grenache took its time to come to fully ripen to optimum flavour and maturity. We hand-picked the grapes selectively over several weeks, to choose the best quality grape bunches. We did the last harvest this […]

A happy customer!

We are so glad that one of our first customers had some nice words to say about our Grenache: “The grenache was lovely and warming – such a good winter wine. And so nice to wake up with no red wine headache this morning. “

Started picking the Grenache

Harvesting Grenache is a slow affair – it needs to be done very carefully, picking grapes by hand, removing any damaged berries. Vine by vine – not all at once, as not all grapevines ripen at the same time. So – it will be several days of continuous grape-picking. Then, […]

Almost autumn …

The chill in the mornings and in the evenings … autumn is not too far. The vine leaves are losing their vibrant green colour. Another week or so and the Grenache will be ready to harvest.