Madeleine Angevine 30-Apr-10Seems that every new bud from the laterals has several bunches of grape berry flowers poised to open. If all those set berries I'll have to be thinning the clusters.
The small clusters nestled in the leaves are flower buds.
The "old" (3 years old!) vineyard on the north side of the driveway.Madeleine Angevine and Regent
And the new vineyard (planted this last winter) on the south side.
Pinot noir, Pinot blanc, Siegerrebe, Pinot gris
Can't wait to see how they all do this year.
Oh yeah - so far, no detectable difference in leaf-out between grafted and self-rooted varieties.