Winemaker’s Musings

Winemaker’s Musings Sep 2017   What a summer! Harvest is now well underway and will be done in just 3 weeks. Fairly typical. But, the way we got here was anything but ordinary. We had our most successful Blues Festival of all time and sold out the venue requiring us to turn away hundreds. Then,[…]

Winemaker’s Musings

Wow. Just pumped the reds out of the barrel today and sampled them…. Wow… My friends. This is the best Chambourcin I have ever tasted., and that is before I have even filtered it! Amazing. Most of you know I seldom if ever brag about a wine, but this one is special. I would call[…]

Winemaker’s Musings

Interesting season we had here at Soaring Wings. Good heat, but a bit too much moisture. We worked our butts off to get it right though. Overall impressions are the semi-sweet to sweet wines will be killer good. The dry wines, good to excellent. The jury is still out as they are all in the[…]