Life after Death

Healthy signs of recovery in the small parts of the vineyard that suffered from frost damage. The resilience of the grapevine is a thing of beauty.   These secondary shoots will not be as fruitful and are already well behind the rest of the vineyard, this will...

Into the bottle…

This week we managed to find time to get a couple of the 2015 wines into bottle. This is much earlier than we would normally be bottling, but the warm vintage conditions last year has given wines that tend to be developing at a rate much faster than normal. So with an...

A nervous week…

After an early and stellar start to the season, last week came as a shock to the system, both mine and the vines, as plummeting temperatures descended on Slovenia and much of Europe. Tuesday morning saw the worst of it with frost affecting some of our vines lower on...

Pruning

I started pruning on Thursday, I do enjoy this time of year, solitude in the vineyard, a chance to reflect, and what perfect pruning weather we are having at the...

2014 the year that was….

As always its been a long time since I posted anything, thus time to update you all on whats been going on here at Heaps Good. This was a difficult year to say the least, as many of you will know there wasn’t much of a summer this year across a lot of Europe....