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.

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

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

9:03: “Man, they look beautiful!”

10:30:  coffee #5

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