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Vineyards use wind to protect grapes and vines

Posted: 8:28 PM, Apr 12, 2012
Updated: 2012-04-12 20:28:46-04
Vineyards use wind to protect grapes and vines

Good thing a warm up is on the way because the colder temperatures the last two nights have vineyards worried about their wines.

At Shelton Vineyards, the largest family-owned winery in North Carolina, the owners are using wind to protect their grapes and vines.

Thirteen windmills kept the air moving around the vines to help keep frost from settling on the grapes.