Harvest Wrap Up v2018

As soon as harvest wrapped up this year it was right onto the road for a couple of whirlwind trips around the good 'ole US of A. Even early on in the winemaking process the 2018 vintage is looking very VERY solid. With an incredibly consistent growing season, mother nature has set us up for … Continue reading Harvest Wrap Up v2018

Growing up and Moving Forward

As is tradition I fall off the blog writing wagon at some point in May or June, follow up with one or two in the late summer or early fall but quickly find myself in a post-harvest haze wondering where the year as gone. 2018 is no different, except that there is some BIG news … Continue reading Growing up and Moving Forward

The 30 Year Party: v1987

Those of us in the industry talk a big game when it comes to aging/cellaring wines. I am sure there are many of us that would like to hold onto wines much longer than we actually do but let's be honest: we are impatient. Very rarely do we get to go through a lineup like … Continue reading The 30 Year Party: v1987

Summer Cellar Update!

Each year this happens, I start out with grand ambitions of two blog posts per month and it gets derailed! One day that goal will be achieved. It has been nearly a month an a half since my last update which is far too long. So much has happened since late April!! First of the … Continue reading Summer Cellar Update!