Vineyard – Ready for Harvest March 11, 2010 / paul Vineyard - Ready for Harvest The last rays of the evening sun brush over the rows of grapevines shrouded in bird netting. The grape harvest has begun already in the region, and the birds would love to help… Artisan Wines at 99 Parrs Cross Road, Oratia, Waitakere. Fruit, Oratia, Seasons Previous post Painted Boxes: Abdul Jawad Next post Ambrico Kiln 2 Comments Bill March 11, 2010 at 10:21 am Oh I’m sure that’s going to make a nice drop. NZ wines are great. julia March 11, 2010 at 10:58 am Those vines are pampered! I appreciate the nets because, as a first, birds took all my grapes (from one vine near the house), we don’t have a wicked cat now. Locally, the Hunter vintage must be over and done with at this stage.