Winemaker’s Musings, August 2014

Harvest has started. Our first variety to be delivered was Foch. It is used exclusively in our Blushing Hawk. This will be a great vintage. The Jolly Rancher Watermelon like flavor is back. Brianna has been harvested and came in about 20% of last year. Good quality, but not much. Edelweiss will be coming in[…]

Winemaker’s Musings, May 2014

As stated earlier, it was a rough winter. We have extensive damage to our Traminette and Vignoles vines with most of the trunks or cordons split. Those will have to be regrown from below ground.  There was also significant damage to our LaCrosse, DeChaunac, and Syrah vines. So it will be a rebuilding year for[…]