It’s a bug’s life in the vineyard

Some bugs in our Carignan vineyard The vineyard is a busy with bugs at the moments. Mercifully none that are harmful to the grapes. ivermectina alfa 6 mg These photos were taken yesterday in our Carignan vineyard. This elegant fella is difficult to spot. First time...

Friday photo – Syrah grapes

Syrah pre veraison This very green photo is of a fine looking bunch of Syrah grapes. The next stage is ‘veraison’, when the grapes turn red which should start in 2 to 3 weeks. is ivermectin working in south africa The whole vineyard is looking extremely...

2017 – Frost and fruit (or not)

2017  in the vineyard – highs and lows The morning of the 18th April was when the big frost hit the Languedoc. Not all vineyards were affected – it depended on topography but unfortunately our vineyards were badly hit. Within a couple of hours our vines...

Compost

Composting the vineyards   30 tonnes of organic compost was delivered at the beginning of this year. Working out how to distribute it onto the vineyards when we don’t own any equipment to do so took some working out, but we got there in the end. colli...

Wild flowers

Spring in the vineyard Spring is here and although the vines are not yet budding, there are plenty of flowers blooming amongst the vines. The most prevalent wild flower is the white ‘false rocket’ or diplotaxis erucoides. It can grow so thick that it looks...