The farmers embroider the soil… rows of macramé.
To own land is to protect its integrity, it is to share harmony and beauty at different times of day and seasons…. it is to feel part of its life cycle.
Spring in the country is the comeback of life and colours. It always takes you by surprise and even whilst working you find yourself chasing its exuberance.
After pruning and tying up all the shoots, followed by cutting off the vine branches that bring in organic substances to the soil along with the manure wherever needed in the vineyards.
The grape vines are planted out in the renewed vineyards and the missing vines are substituted into the old ones.
In the plantation, the poles, stakes and the wire that ties them together are checked and arranged, the grass between the vine rows is cut.
At the reawakening of vegetation, some variety of vine shoots, such as multiple ones are pruned allowing the sunlight to pass through easily and the plant to develop gracefully.
In the cellar we prepare for bottling and keep a watchful eye on the favourable moon phases. We plan the bottling for the young white wines and the red wine reserves.