Flowering and Fruit Set

Photography By Brenna Zumbro | June 18, 2015
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The fruit has set at Page Springs Cellars in the Verde Valley.  It's a time of watching and waiting for new vineyard manager Melinda Costigan.

 

We're in the Page Springs Cellars Estate Vineyard where the flagship Syrah grapes are growing.

 

Costigan is waiting for veraison (color change/fruit softening/sugar production),

Checking for any issues,

 

Controlling water, and 

 

Awaiting the coming monsoon rains.

 

 

This report is part of the Vintage 2015 project.  To see how the 2015 vintage is shaping up in other parts of the country, visit www.vintage2015.com.

Article from Edible Phoenix at http://ediblephoenix.ediblecommunities.com/what-drink/flowering-and-fruit-set
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