| Tuesday October 10, 2017
The winery and we are safe. The fires were about 15 miles from us but were moving South of us. All our employees were evacuated but are back in their homes. We did find out many of our local customers lost their homes. The fires are still active, especially over in Napa where a lot of Cabernet is still to be harvested. There may be some smoke taint in the fruit still on the vines. As I have said we have all our grapes harvested.
Tuesday October 10, 2017
I was just over looking at the fire in Geyserville. It is about 3 miles up the hill from the town and at least 6 miles from us. I think another fire would have to start in our valley besides that one to be a problem. When I left the wind had turned to the East away from the town...........Wednesday October 18, 2017
The Pocket Fire in Geyserville is still burning but now 65% contained. The firefighters have forced it over the hill and away from us and the town of Geyserville. I drove over there yesterday and I still saw heavy smoke all over the town.
My wound is still ongoing but I was told this Friday they will do a skin graft over the wound and I will be able to take off the bandage in three days.
All the wine has been pressed so now we are topping off barrels and checking to see if all the wines have finished fermentation. Soon I will be able to start figuring in my excel spreadsheet and see which wines we will blend in December........fun
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