Have you ever dreamt of crushing grapes with your bare feet? Do you wonder what it feels like? The thought of walking on newly harvested grapes bring notions of romance and tradition. Nearly every year we have visitors at our vineyard who come to help us with the harvest. Some of them believe and hope that we foot-stomp the grapes. One is Tove. It is still done. Some places like in Portugal in the production of Port Wine. Others do it as a part of festival and for the attraction of tourists, like in the US. Most wine producers use machines. So, do we. The grape skin needs to be…
Do you feel it? Winter has a competitor. The warm spring sun is about to win. The vineyard is about to change color.