Flowering period

Tiny buds have now formed on our vines and finally they turn into flowers, and small bunches of grapes can begin to grow. We always cross our fingers for good weather during this period. Rain during flowering can lead to poor fruit-set, also known as coulure in French, which can impact both yield and quality of the grapes.

Unlike other plants, whose bright and colourful flowers attract insects to pollinate them, vines rely on the wind alone to pollinate their flowers.