Blanc Du Bois
Ace 5gal fermenter
A Pindo palm tree
Mid Summer Grapes
This is the first year. I will post more from this year.
The grapes - These were harvested Sept 25-2011 and are headed for the crusher.
Wineberrys from my yard
1000 popunds of Petit Verdot headed for the crusher destemmer.
The crusher destemmer is ready to go.
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Sangiovese grapes almost ready for havest. This photo was taken at Elkin Creek Winery near Elkin, NC.
These Traminette grapes are protected by netting. This photo was taken at Lorel Gray Winery near Elkin, NC.
In the Yadkin Valley, whites are already being harvested in mid August.
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This photo was taken at the South Creek Winery and Vineyard on August 6, 2011. The owner indicates harvest for his earliest grapes will be in another 3 weeks.
Square watermelon cut
I purchased these strawberries on May 9th. They are now fermenting away in my six gallon batch of strawberry wine.
90lbs Strawberries 05 05 11
Yellow interior flesh
Pear shape, color, & stem
About 50# of Nantucket Concord
Now lets press!!
Old Vine Red Zinfandel Grapes
Fruit salad wine
Preparing for transport to Salado
Beautiful color at crush
2+ pound cluster!
Sangiovese, Lomanto & Syrah grapes
Grape cake - makes great compost