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Tips, Trends and Ideas #3

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Red Wines . . . . . .To Chill or Not?

     Some would say that reds are best served cool.  The lower temperature will soften any alcohol fumes that might over-power the fruit.     A simple rule is the younger, more light-bodied and simple structured the wine. the more easily it … Continue reading

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Harvest Dates

Each year grape harvest is varied due to many factors such as irrigation regiments, cultural practices and of course, weather.  The average temperature of the growing season with sun exposure and rainfall all affect the maturation of the grape, leading … Continue reading

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The winemaking process

  Winemaking is not only an art, but is also a science.  Wine can be made the exact same way year after year, but can have a different taste each year.   Each grape variety has it own identifiable characteristics, … Continue reading

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Grapevines Are Strange Little Plants

Grapevines are strange little plants with many traits that are not normally found in other plants and fruiting trees.  The beginning of the season is marked with budbreak, the emergence of the new shoot from the pruned spur.  Although this … Continue reading

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Jumping Genes

The vineyards holds many secrets throughout the season and tucked away in different corners of our establishment our vines display extraordinary characteristics.  The clusters among the grapevines seen near the winery are pre-determined the year before by weather patterns, nutrient … Continue reading

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French Oak vs. American Oak Years ago, the Amphora, a vase-shaped container with 2 large handles on opposite sides (usually made of ceramic), was what wine was stored and transported in.  In ancient Greece, barrels or casks, were made from … Continue reading

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