Veraison in the Vineyard!



It’s a beautiful time of the year – the grapes are starting to change color at Messina Hof’s Estate Winery in Bryan! If you’ve been keeping up with the status of the vineyard you might remember bud break in March, shortly followed by flowering and then fruit set at the end of April. Now we are in the stage called veraison. Veraison is a short stage in the ripening process when the firm, green berries begin to soften and change color.

Coming up next for the Lenoir grapes at Messina Hof? They will continue to ripen under the Texas sun until… Harvest!

Click here to see VinePair’s The Life of a Grape infographic!