Category: Finished Wines

Record of a wine that has been finished and bottled.

2023 Vidal 0

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...

2023 Metheglin (Mead) 0

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...

2022 Merlot / Tempranillo 0

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...

2022 Merlot / Grenache 0

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...

2022 Rhone Blend 0

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,...

2022 Tempranillo 0

2022 Tempranillo

October 2022 We are doing something different this fall. Mostly due to space reasons, in the past I’ve made field blends, e.g., select different amounts of varietals, ferment them together, and hope I chose...

2022 Grenache 0

2022 Grenache

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 (Syrah,...

2022 Strawberry 0

2022 Strawberry

June 2022 Label Peelers did it to me again — they advertised a 72 hour BOGO sale on Finer Wine Kits, so I had to buy more kits! Unfortunately, I hesitated. I was going...

2022 Blackberry 0

2022 Blackberry

June 2022 Label Peelers did it to me again — they advertised a 72 hour BOGO sale on Finer Wine Kits, so I had to buy more kits! Unfortunately, I hesitated. I was going...

2022 Sauvignon Blanc 0

2022 Sauvignon Blanc

April 2022 Label Peelers had a 10% off sale on Finer Wine Kits, and on top of my 10% off for life on FWK, a pair of Tavola kits averaged $75 each, not including...