Quality fruit is key to making quality wine. I work with established estate vineyards and grower contracts, help a client pick the best varietals for their land or climate, and help make sure that the highest quality fruit is used to produce your wine.
- Visit the client’s vineyards to ascertain that the grape source/ vineyard management is consistent with the winery’s goals for quality
- Determine potential gems within a vineyard site that can be used to create reserve tier wines
- Communicate with growers: Work with the grower and the buyer, make sure that the highest quality fruit reaches the winery
- Harvest sampling & calling a pick
- Schedule and logistics of fruit picking and fruit receival