Tag Archives: Wind

Heat & Wind

The beginning of May brought with it the first heat-wave of the year, with temperatures on the vineyard climbing above 90 degrees. The warmth and sunshine turbocharged the vines, with Sangiovese and Grenache both beginning to bloom. Potentially disastrous, the heatwave was followed by a storm. High winds were forecasted in front of the weather system. Because we are situated on Point Conception west of Read More →

East V West

Still Sun v. Late Blustery Wind Throughout May, night time temperatures dip into the low forties. Well before 9am the fog burns off. Then, for a fleeting moment, mid-morning on the vineyard defines perfection: seventy degrees and an ocean breeze. Around noon that breeze whips into a fury – first in gusts and then filling in to become a wall of constant arctic invasion. On Read More →