Winemaker Heidi Barrett gives a recap of the 2008 harvest, says 2007 turning out to be ‘magnificent vintage’

by TrevR on December 23, 2008

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The latest video installment from our friends at Adopt-a-Grape is here.

In this one, winemaker Heidi Barrett gives a recap of the unusual growing season that has just passed. It was a year that saw Mother Nature throw several curve-balls to local farmers, with late Spring frost leading to some 35-40% lower yields across most of the valley.

In addition to some thoughts on the current year’s crop, Barrett notes that 2007 (last year’s crop) is turning out to be a “magnificent vintage”.

Check out the full three-minute video for yourself:

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