Pinot Noir Harvest – October 1, 2008

The crews arrive around 11AM and commence the pick.

Pinot Noir grapes ar hand picked.

Pinot Noir grapes are hand picked.

The buckets are staged at the ends of the rows.

Picked fruit

Picked fruit

The fruit is then loaded into harvest bins for transport to the winery.

Loading the harvest bins

Loading the harvest bins

The harvest bins are ready for loading up.

Harvest bins, fully loaded

Beautiful, ripe Pinot Noir, Pommard clone

And finally, off to the winery they go.

Staged bins

Staged bins

All in all, Tucker (Director of Homeland Security) thinks the day went rather well!

Tucker, the dog

Tucker, the dog

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One response to “Pinot Noir Harvest – October 1, 2008

  1. Your turning out to be quite the photographer…do I see another another hobby in your future? maybe wine photography? I love the picture with the bins and the grapes! And of course my dog! He looks great! Give him a big hug for me!!!

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