Drought, heat waves, diminished yields by 50%; and the worst wildfire in California history just next door. Friends, that’s farming!!! What next? The Big One from the San Andreas Fault? Its making us just a little anxious. Maybe we can roll this year up in the next 2 weeks. Here is hoping.
The grapes are finishing verason, the basil leaves are turning color, and the other seasonal trees around the vineyards are losing their leaves. All a sign the early crush and early fall is approaching. A month a ahead of “normal”. Crops are down 30% by estimates due to the two prior year bumpers, the drought and […]