Tag: “How-Rain-Effects”

  1. How Does Rain Affect Wine?

    How Does Rain Affect Wine?

    We are often asked after a solid rainfall season “how did the rain affect the vineyards?”

    And it’s a tricky question, because it can be positive or negative depending on timing during the vines growing cycle. We like winter rains—and yet we don’t like rain after berry set (May/June) or too close to harvest. The amount of rain makes a difference depending on the time of year as well. Winter = great. Late Summer and Fall rains = problematic.

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