Monthly Archives: September 2010

Pressing & Barrelling the Wine

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Membrillo

For years now we have had a good crop of Quinces, locally known as Membrillo, but have not used them. After looking at several recipes we decided to have a try at making a Membrillo cheese or paste. First step … Continue reading

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Bottling the Wine

With the hot summer months coming it is now time to move the wine from the barrel into bottles. It was in early September 2009 that the wine from our first harvest was put into the barrel. This was from … Continue reading

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Vendimia / Wine Harvest 2010

On coming back from vacation we started to measure the sugar levels of the grapes and realised that the harvest had to be made almost immediately. We measured the top vineyard first, starting at the top line and sampled 4 … Continue reading

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