Monthly Progress Reports
month, color of wild mustard
Activity: Dormant sulfur spraying
color: Yellow, color of wild mustard
Vine Stage: Bud-break (Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Nebbiolo)
month of March is the transition from winter to spring. At Regan
Estate Vineyards, the pruners are finishing the task of
pruning approximately 24,000 vines! A dormant sulfur spray is
applied to kill over-wintered mildew spores.
is the month when bud-break occurs in the early varieties such
as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Nebbiolo. This is the first stage
of the life cycle of the vine, which is marked by little shoots
emerging from the dormant buds.