1. Northwest Vineyards Sees Bud Break: Rate of development slows in March - Oregon growers report spring growth seven to 10 days ahead of schedule

    Wines & Vines (Apr 2 2014)

    1. Northwest Vineyards Sees Bud Break: Rate of development slows in March - Oregon growers report spring growth seven to 10 days ahead of schedule

      Buds broke this past week, starting the journey to vintage 2014, with those in Oregon’s Dundee Hills among the latest to join the pilgrim vines.

      Gentle rains nourished local vines through March. Swelling buds finally began to break March 27 at Stoller Family Estate in Dundee, where vineyard manager Rob Schultz told Wines & Vines, “Bud break is just starting.”

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