The Trials of Travelling Winemaker

November 16, 2021

Its hard to believe that its November which means Christmas is almost here and inturn vintage 2022 is on our doorstep.

For me the vineyard visits have gone up a notch, and unfortunately my timing was perfect to hit the monster of all hailstorms that went through the Barossa and its surrounds.

Sadly for me my ute now has a perfect golfball imprint on most if not all panels which based on the volume impacted might be here to stay until after the next picking season.

Despite the inconvenience of the new decorative detail on my ride which will intime pass I am horrified by the catastrophic impact on many growers that had their vines and buds striped bare by the pelting balls of ice. 

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