The chosen day for the grape harvest is always important. This is when the flavor and juice composition is set. For chardonnay, this day is also when the fruit is pressed—a critical step that sets the stage for its future life in the winery.
Vineyard manager Mark Pisoni also oversees the vegetable farm founded by his grandparents, Eddie and Jane Pisoni. The March issue of Vegetables West shares details and inspirations for the multi-generational farm.