1899 – A long time

We harvested 2.2 tons of old vine Syrah Thursday. Our block was planted in 1899 and those old vines have witnessed a lot of history: World War I, the building of the GoldenGate Bridge, World War II, prohibition, the depression, the coming and going of the industrial age… the list goes on. It is amazing to think about. Of course, its best to think about while enjoying a glass of wine made from those old vines….