Frost Update: A Narrow Escape
May 14, 2010 § Leave a comment
The temperatures that dropped to near freezing earlier this week had us shivering.
No, not from the cold. But from the fear of frost damage to our tender vines.
Luckily, we made a narrow escape.
Only a few of our young non fruit-yielding vines in Vineyard 3 were affected. Which means we didn’t lose any of this year’s crops. This is due mostly to the strategic placement of Vineyard 3, and with just a little extra pruning, our vines should make a full recovery.
Part of the reason we were so fortunate was because of our strategic vineyard site selection, which you can read about here.
Some of our fellow Loudoun County wineries were not as fortunate, however, and we extend our deepest regrets to those who felt the frost.