No Additives, No Clothes: Harvesting Grapes by the Light of the Full Moon Melissa Hennessey December 19, 2012 Australia, News Mike Hayes is taking his Churchill Fellowship grape harvesting history very seriously. Hayes learned “the ancients” believed that, like the tides, the moon’s gravity pulls “energy from the grapes and goodness from the soil.” © Adam Armstrong Source: The Sunday Mail Our Mister Hayes might just be on to something. Symphony Hill, his vineyard, was upgraded just this year to a five-star winery and he has earned a number of gold medals for his grapes. Hayes will start harvesting next year with a Gewurztraminer in March and a Nebbiolo in April. Those looking to try the goodness and energy filled varietal should opt for the latter as it will be harvested under the full moon in all of Mr Hayes’ unclad glory. Read more in the full article here. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... * − = Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.