Thorn-Clarke Wines

Rain has finally come

Finally after a dry start to the year we are hearing the sound of raindrops on our roofs. There has been plenty of records broken so far this year from Adelaide receiving no rain in January at all to the biggest in the driest start of the year on record to the end of April.

Normally to the start of May we would have had on average 154mm, but to date we are at a lowly 22mm. Thankfully with the vines going dormant the lack of rain is more of an issue for our household gardens and rainwater tanks but we will be looking forward to some good winter rains coming up to replenish the ground water and prepare for the next vintage.

For now we can sit back and enjoy the sound of rain with 10mm falling over the past two days and more due tomorrow!