with Ingrid Bates
Most UK vineyards are expecting good harvests this year. Although the weather may not have seemed great to everyone, the critical period of flowering was dry and the average temperatures have been fairly warm. So we should be looking forward to some good wines being released next year.
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Waiting for the harvest LTHOUGH the harvest is set to be around two weeks later than last year everything is still plodding along nicely in the vineyard. The Pinot noir grapes are a deep reddish-black colour and are suddenly attracting the attention of all the local wildlife. Pheasants, badgers and foxes are all quite happy to eat the rapidly ripening grapes which taste very sweet right now. I have nets to protect the boundaries of the red grapes and have installed various flashing, flying and rotating devices to ward off the starlings. For the first time ever I’ve actually seen groups of starling swooping down and emerging seconds later, each with a little grape in their beaks! This, as you can imagine, is slightly disconcerting after all the hard work that’s gone into growing them. At the moment I can’t actually see any obvious damage and long may that continue.
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