June Bloom for September Grapes at Preston
For the second straight
year there are predictions for a
large wine grape crop in California. Because of
cool weather at present, the crop will come in about two
weeks later than normal. Good rainfall totals have
succeeded in developing a mostly healthy situation in the
We will update as
developments evolve and by late August we should know
all the options available for Harvest 2019.
In Vino Veritas,
Mac MacDonald and
your PrestonWine Team
We're part of the Preston Hardware Family.....
Hardware, located at 248 Preston Street, Ottawa, in the
Little Italy, is Canada’s largest Independent
The store was founded in 1945 and has been a
September to December,
offers a large selection of grapes and juices from California,
Washington State and, more recently, Spain. Our premium grape
selection is centered on Lodi California - the “Bread Basket” of
grape production in that state.
every other wine region in that state uses Lodi fruit to a
maximum of 20% in their wines. The hillsides of Amador County
and El Dorado County are also offered as premium fresh grape
choices for the home winemaker.
On the frozen must and juice side, we offer each year popular
grape varieties from Spain and occasionally pails from
based in White Salmon, Washington.
is considered the top source for frozen grapes and juices and
they access fruit mainly from Colombia Gorge, Washington, as
well as Sonoma and Napa Valley, California.
course, we also offer other popular priced fresh grapes and
juices from California’s Central Valley as well as wine supplies
We at PrestonWine.ca wish
you and your winemaking partners a
Great Vintage New Year.
sorting Zinfandel at Noma Ranch (Lodi)
(crtsy: LoCa: The Wines of Lodi, CA)
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