Photo: Vine intervention

Photo by Larry "Bud" Meyer
Photo by Larry “Bud” Meyer

Bill Gadino of Gadino Cellars gives a close-up demonstration in picking Vidal blanc grapes last Friday afternoon (Sept. 27) to the horticulture class from Rappahannock County High School. Teacher Patti Waddell’s 12 juniors and seniors listened as the veteran vintner outlined career opportunities, growing and spraying practices, then joined in picking grapes during the annual harvest visit to the vineyard on Schoolhouse Road.

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