|One of the many bags to be picked up|
|White grape shading the kitchen window down|
The automatic watering system is useless in these conditions. A lot of hand watering required. The vineyard has drippers and it was able to be watered for an hour. A few snapped pieces new growth but most survived without excessive damage.
Used the wind as an excuse to stay inside and make some ported prunes. Just dried prunes (8 KG) into small clip lock jars (ex-anchovies in EVOO) and topped up with our port blend from the barrel.
|Stockpile of ported prunes|
|Port Barrel now in need of topping up|
Some of the breeding groups have laid eggs and the incubator is back in action.