Category: Wine

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2023 Sangiovese

October 2023 Fall 2022 I got the brilliant idea of adding the pomace from my grape wines to a couple of kits. So I purchased two Finer Wine Kits Tavola Merlot kits and reconstituted...

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2023 Merlot

October 2023 This fall’s plan for the barrel wines is to make 3 batches: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. The CS and CF will be barrel aged, and next fall we’ll make 2...

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2023 Cabernet Franc

October 2023 This fall’s plan for the barrel wines is to make 3 batches: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. The CS and CF will be barrel aged, and next fall we’ll make 2...

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2023 Cabernet Sauvignon

October 2023 This fall’s plan for the barrel wines is to make 3 batches: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot. The CS and CF will be barrel aged, and next fall we’ll make 2...

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2023 Vidal

October 2023 This morning I drove to a friend’s vineyard in Glade Springs VA, a 4 hour drive. She and her husband picked Chambourcin and Vidal yesterday, and we crushed 120+ pounds each of...

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2023 Chambourcin

October 2023 This morning I drove to a friend’s vineyard in Glade Springs VA, a 4 hour drive. She and her husband picked Chambourcin and Vidal yesterday, and we crushed 120+ pounds each of...

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2023 Metheglin (Mead)

August 2023 Months ago I purchased 5 lbs of honey from Costco, intending to make a coffee mead. While it sounded good at the time, I have 12 bottles of Coffee Port remaining, and...

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2022 Merlot / Tempranillo

October 2022 We are trying 2 experiments of the same type this fall. Our main batches are 8 lugs each Grenache and Tempranillo. We took the pomace from each and added to it a...

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2022 Merlot / Grenache

October 2022 We are trying 2 experiments of the same type this fall. Our main batches are 8 lugs each Grenache and Tempranillo. We took the pomace from each and added to it a...

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2022 Rhone Blend

October 2022 This fall’s main wines are a departure from the last few years. Instead of making field blends, we are making two main varietals, Grenache and Tempranillo, and a third field-blended wine (Mourvedre,...