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(Another) Year in the Vineyard Wine Blog: Week #4. April 2-8, 2010

(Another) Year in the Vineyard, Week #4 A WineMaker Magazine Blog April 2-April 8, 2010 What Is Done Can’t Be Undone, Or Can It? More Cuteness than You can Shake a Crook At Putting Out Fires and Battling the Cold Wes’ Week In the Media It’s been a better week than last week.  We needed some successes and some warm fuzzies after a deep freeze ruined my mood (and a few acres of fruit) early last week.  I take the vintage very seriously, and it hurts me to see one cluster burned by frost, let alone the thousands that were impacted by last week’s cold snap. The vintage is like riding a series of waves on a longboard, and last week there was an early wipeout.  When the wave folds over on you unexpectedly, there’s little you can do but try to fall gracefully and not get torn up on the reef, then get back out in the lineup and try to work with mother nature once again.   This week has been tiring but fruitful.  We have begun a process