The Life Cycle of the 2016 De Grendel Vintage? The early days: Bud Break

Right on cue with the arrival of spring, our vines are budding and we are celebrating the beginning of a new vintage.

As the green grass bursts into life with the vibrant colours of the wild flowers all along the west coast
, our vineyards are starting to change from a dormant brown to a vibrant green.

During September we will see the buds sprout shoots, which in turn will sprout leaves, and prepare the vines for the process of photosynthesis - the plants' most important energy source to accelerate growth. 

By the end of September, the shoots will grow rapidly at an average of 3cm a day.

September 07, 2015 by De Grendel
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