wine grape harvest-8/18/13-14:34-pmd
vineyards around the santa cruz mountains are expecting any early harvest. sources say that wine growers from bonny doon to los gatos are experiencing near perfect weather for locally grown varieties of wine grapes. the harvest is about 2 weeks ahead of schedule with pinot noir grapes maturing 1st followed about 10 days later by syrah grapes. this years harvest is expected to surpas last years harvest which was described as a good year for local vineyards.