What the Heck Does That Wine Term Mean? Foudre

What the Heck Does That Wine Term Mean? Foudre

There are many choices that a winemaker has to decide upon when converting grapes to wine. If you choose to read those technical sheets that wineries provide, you have these decisions. But do you know what they mean? More importantly, do you understand how they impact the wine in your glass? If you understand what…

What the Heck Does That Wine Term Mean? Stem Inclusion

What the Heck Does That Wine Term Mean? Stem Inclusion

There are many choices that a winemaker has to decide upon when converting grapes to wine. If you choose to read those technical sheets that wineries provide, you have these decisions. But do you know what they mean? More importantly, do you understand how they impact the wine in your glass? If you understand what…

What Has Happened in the Vineyard So Far This Vintage?

What Has Happened in the Vineyard So Far This Vintage?

Everyone loves being in a vineyard and seeing the beautiful vines come to life. The vines have been resting all winter and reserving their resources to produce a new vintage. But in order to make that vintage a spectacular one, work must be done on the vines to help them be the best they can…

Can’t Be At Harvest? Well, You Can at Least See a Harvest!

Can’t Be At Harvest? Well, You Can at Least See a Harvest!

It was an exciting week. We brought in our first fruit of the harvest. Our Chenin Blanc! In all honesty, it was doubly exciting, since it was also our first time bringing in a white. I hear all the time that people would love to work a harvest, so I thought it would be an…

It Takes A Village; Wine Industry Style

These are some crazy times that we are in. As a fan of post-apocalyptic books, I can honestly say I never thought I’d see anything like what I’ve envisioned while reading a book. Now, we are not post-apocalyptic, but I am honestly disappointed in society during this hardship.  The fact that I have seen people…