Vineyard, Wineries

The Sun Rises on the Grape Harvesting Machine

It is harvest time here in the vineyard. A busy time for all of the staff and temporary staff that are brought in to help. When I am finishing my walk in the morning, they are heading out to one of the plots to start the handpicking of the grapes. Most of the grapes are… Continue reading The Sun Rises on the Grape Harvesting Machine

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Vineyard, Wineries

A Palette of Grapes Update

On July 30th, I shared this photo on my blog post, A Palette of Grapes. Since taking this photo I have returned to visit this bunch of grapes almost daily. I wanted to enjoy watching the ripening process. Today, I thought I would show you how it looked on Friday. Gorgeous purple. It will be… Continue reading A Palette of Grapes Update

Dining, Exploring, Family, Wineries

Dani and Wayne Visit, Part Two

Wednesday, we headed over to Sant Sadurní for a tour of Freixenet Winery. Bob and I did the tour back in 2013 when we were here on vacation. We were glad to see it was still a great tour. The cellar descends 40 meters (over 130 feet). Soils and how that plays a roll in… Continue reading Dani and Wayne Visit, Part Two