What Happens to Grapevines During Spring

A video documenting the lifecycle of a vineyard after winter dormancy

Go behind the scenes with the grapevines at Jordan Winery during the spring growing season. This wine education video explains a vineyard’s annual progression, from bud break in March to rapid shoot development in April and flowering in May. It’s a beautiful time of year to visit Sonoma County wine country and an exciting time for winemakers and farmers alike, as the vines are awakening from their winter sleep.

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About the Author

Born and raised in rural Kansas, Lisa Mattson fell in love with wine during college in South Florida and worked for a wine magazine before moving to Northern California. Her days are spent being a writer, photographer and videographer for Jordan Winery and nights cooking Thai food or microgreen salads. When she’s not eating and sipping her way through Sonoma County, she travels the world with her husband in search of the best restaurants, snorkeling spots and tiki bars.