In fact, there was a very rare (since the 70s) frost in
The weather was in the 40s and 50s while we were in
As Winemonkey and I traveled south to the
We continued south on April 26th and 27th and as we drove down the coast the temperature pushed up and up. By the time we arrived in
Although most wine people are very familiar with how bodies of water and altitude and other geographic factors influence climate, it was fascinating to see the temperature change so drastically from day to day, region to region, and microclimate to microclimate.
We went from hooded sweatshirts, turtleneck sweaters, and jeans to suntan lotion, short sleeves, and shorts in just one week without ever really having the perfect accoutrement to match the weather. Just think how the grapes must feel!