Page Archive for October, 2010

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

A Day in the Life of a Grape Farmer

3:30am: Awaken to frost alarm.  Fire up the windmill for a few harrowing hours until dawn.

early wake-up call

7:30: Groggy Winemaker Son arrives.  Exchange pleasantries and play fetch with “grand-dogs”.

Shelby

Keep Away

9:00: Dew finally gone, off to hand-pick some Five Rows Shiraz.

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9:03: “Man, they look beautiful!”

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10:30:  coffee #5

10:30 – 6:00:   A sun-filled, back-achin’ day of quality Father/Son/Shiraz time.