Vintage 2019 off and running

Vintage 2019 has kicked off in the Clare Valley with the first, early ripening varieties of wine grapes already in the bin.

Vintage began at Taylors Wines yesterday morning (Tuesday, February 5) and viticulturist Ben Mitchell said the very early ripening Pinot Noir variety – not commonly grown throughout the Clare Valley – was the first to be picked.

• Pictured is Taylors Wines vineyard operators, Ralf Drexler and Paul Jones with viticulture manager, Peter Rogge, with a bin of Pinot Noir kicking off vintage at Taylors on Tuesday morning.


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