And you think winemaking is about that romantic life. I say this over and over... to be the first on the production chain is almost a liability. The risk is all yours to bear and if you fail to deliver someone else will get your spot.
I have a lot of respect for farmers. The good ones, at least.
By the way, July 2016 was the hottest (again) month ever recorded. We're doing a nice job at destroying the planet.