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The 2013 grape harvest at Rurikia

The results of the 2013 grape harvest at Rurikia, mainly Traminette and Cynthiana. The grapes clearly took a backseat to the apples this year and were very close to fogotten about as the apples came in, so the hornets, yellowjackets, … Continue reading

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The Grapes of Rurikia

Of all the plants in the orchyard the grapes fared best this year.  Their deep established roots kept enough moisture coming to avoid being shocked back into dormancy by the summer drought and the long hot days helped to speed … Continue reading

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