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On Field Blends

The subject of field blends tends to come up with some degree of frequency in conversations about wine, and it rather oddly seems to be doing so with a somewhat greater rate just lately. I suspect it has something to… Read More ›

Fire!

Fire, Fire On The Mountain -or- Fire On The Mountain Run Boys Run! Scary day up here on Friday; this time of year is always a high-caution time, and the heat poses no more serious a threat than it does right… Read More ›

VineWatch 2010, IV!

Rolling right along through the growing season, and while we’re still really looking for that pure summer heat, I am happy to see that our friend here is looking really strong and healthy. Heavy fog this morning, but bright sunshine… Read More ›

VineWatch 2010, III!

Well, I’ve been chatting with our vineyard gang today, specifically David Gates and Caleb Mosley, and to put it simply, we’re running behind in the vineyard; we just haven’t seen the heat yet that we need. So while our vines… Read More ›