Harvest at Giesen

Harvest is the busiest time of year for Giesen Wines, but it is also our favourite! See why we love it with an inside look at harvest 2014.
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Taking a stroll around the vineyards - we love how beautiful everything is this time of year!

Taking a stroll around the vineyards - we love how beautiful everything is this time of year!

After a hard day's work, there's nothing like a bit of rest and delicious food to relax. Definitely time to crack a bottle of wine!

After a hard day's work, there's nothing like a bit of rest and delicious food to relax. Definitely time to crack a bottle of wine!

The Cellar Door at Giesen Wines. If you're in the Marlborough region, come pop in and say hello!

The Cellar Door at Giesen Wines. If you're in the Marlborough region, come pop in and say hello!

These Pinot grapes are nearly ready to be turned into a beautiful bottle of wine.

These Pinot grapes are nearly ready to be turned into a beautiful bottle of wine.

Some more spectacular grapes of the Marlborough, just waiting to become superb wine.

Some more spectacular grapes of the Marlborough, just waiting to become superb wine.

These grapes look good enough to eat already, but patience is a virtue: If we wait a while, these will be part of our world-renowned Sauvignon Blanc!

These grapes look good enough to eat already, but patience is a virtue: If we wait a while, these will be part of our world-renowned Sauvignon Blanc!

Theo Giesen is on hand at the winery to keep an eye on things. With our great staff, he has nothing to worry about.

Theo Giesen is on hand at the winery to keep an eye on things. With our great staff, he has nothing to worry about.

All systems go for harvest! We love how these grapes will become wine before too long. This is where it all begins!

All systems go for harvest! We love how these grapes will become wine before too long. This is where it all begins!

Barrels and barrels just waiting to be filled!

Barrels and barrels just waiting to be filled!

We sample grapes straight off the vine to see if they are ready to pick.

We sample grapes straight off the vine to see if they are ready to pick.

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