Photo: Vineyard U.

Photo by Bud Meyer
Photo by Bud Meyer

Vintner Bill Gadino pauses from picking vidal blanc grapes last Friday (Sept. 26) to pose with Shawn McCullough and Gabi Williams, two of the 13 Rappahannock County High School horticulture students who visited Gadino Cellars for a hands-on look at the vineyard industry. The students in Patti Waddell’s class helped pick 352 pounds of grapes and saw them go from vine to crush pad, learning botany, chemistry, math, physics and economics along the way.

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