Vineyard budbreak video: a look inside the start of the 2010 growing season
By Brent Young
April 19, 2010
The 2010 growing season officially began in late March when our Merlot vineyard blocks on the Estate experienced budbreak. Protecting these newborn plants from morning frost keeps our vineyard team on alert through mid-May.
The Sonoma County Winegrape Commission created a great video about the life of a vine, beginning with pruning. Here’s an advance look at the exciting lifecycle of a vineyard, which we will talk about on our video blog throughout the summer and fall.
A 2005 harvest intern who returned to Jordan full-time as viticulturist in 2008. Now Ranch Manager in charge of estate vineyards, precision farming and cattle. Spends free time showing cutting horses and restoring vintage cars, especially Woodies.