Tom and Lauren Scott

Young grafted plants are tied to plant stakes and weekly irrigation begins.

Left: Irrigation systems are checked and extended to new blocks.

This is how the fruit looks in June/July and into August, before the plants stop producing canes and start concentrating on ripening the fruit. The change from cane production to fruit ripening is called "veraison." During veraison red varietals begin to change from green to purple.

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