US ambassador in Czech republic Stephen King visited our winery.
It finaly rained, about 80mm. Thanks God.
For us it also means work in a lot of mud, currently tearing off annual shoots.
The wines Stapleton-Springer are natural wines, lively and vibrant, with no systemic agents and no crop desiccants. That of course means a lot of manual labour. But it is worth it and we will continue like this, because we care.
Vineyards have been plowed after the winter and now hoening and spudding, the grass grows despite unusually dry spring with high temperatures.
We fix the wires and drive away the roe.