It finaly rained, about 80mm. Thanks God.
For us it also means work in a lot of mud, currently tearing off annual shoots.
The wines Stapleton-Springer are natural wines, lively and vibrant, with no systemic agents and no crop desiccants. That of course means a lot of manual labour. But it is worth it and we will continue like this, because we care.
Vineyards have been plowed after the winter and now hoening and spudding, the grass grows despite unusually dry spring with high temperatures.
We fix the wires and drive away the roe.
The old vineyard in Čtvrtě area we re-planted by Pinot noir and Pinot gris.
We had a chance to join wine-lovers from Tabor in a cosy wine bar for a wine-tasting. Apparently Jan Culik and Lamberts have done a great job in popularization of good wine.
How cool to see Franta after a long time, we had fun!
Note: This week we will plant the Pinot noir in locations where we had Saint Laurent and Veltliner in the past. it's going to be a positive change of variety for which we are really looking forward.