We have had a busy month here at Brown Magpie Wines while you have been sitting on the beach. Not that we are complaining. We have enjoyed your visits to our cellar door on those days you were looking for a change. The number of customers were up and you all certainly enjoyed our extensive wine tasting.
Chris, our winemaker, is busy racking, blending and filtering the Pinot Noir Premium 2011, the Chardonnay 2011 and the Late Harvest Pinot Gris 2011 for our February bottling. He is very pleased with the year's efforts, so we have some great wine to look forward to.
Robert and Tim have been busy in the vineyard getting ready to put the bird nets on. The ripening seems a little early this year, so we have birds everywhere. We have had to put a scare gun on, but the neighbours do not have to worry, it will only be for a couple of days while we get the nets on. Roger, Nick, Ian and John our netting team will be coming this week, so we hope it will not be too windy for them.
We will be attaching this blog to a newsletter soon, so our members will receive a link on their email. It is ok, we will keep the letter short and sweet.
Well almost February and we are back to opening on weekends only again from the 1st between 12 noon and 3 pm.
Hope to see you soon!