It’s Time to Harvest and Make Wine


When we came back from summer break, there were 13 new students from all over the world along with the six of us who remained. Having been on Waiheke Island all summer, I knew harvest was imminent. It’d been an interesting year weather-wise: hot early, a storm in the middle, followed by heat and unusually high humidity. I heard whispers that wineries were starting to pick their whites already, which was the earliest harvest in recent memory....