Archive for June, 2011

von Trapp View - Stowe Wine and Food Classic 2011

von Trapp View – Stowe Wine and Food Classic 2011

Water has continued to be a constant in our weather talk this year, and the skies opened up in Stowe, just as they have in recent years.  Nice crowd despite the dark weather start to the day...the sun shone in the end, but not before dumping enough rain, that Owen Roe proprietor David O'Reilly

06.27.2011| Event, Press Notes, Taster, Video, Wine Making |

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Riesling Solstice Rising - Rain Drops Falling - Midsummer's Eve Event

Riesling Solstice Rising – Rain Drops Falling – Midsummer’s Eve Event

While the rain continued to throw the wet blanket on Vermont, spirits were impermeable to dampening, as the first "La Garagista" garden event of the season was driven indoors, and we kicked off the "Summer of Riesling" in succulent style.  Artisanal Cellars laid out the summer line up of Riesli

06.22.2011| Press Notes |

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Wines Of Chile - 2011 Grand Tasting

Wines Of Chile – 2011 Grand Tasting

Some necessary air travel south and a transfer at JFK, made a fortuitous intersection with the timing of the 2011 Wines of Chile Grand Tasting, being held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan.  If you need to have a layover, it's nice if it can be productive or fun time, and in this case, it w

06.15.2011| Event, Press Notes, Taster, Video |

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Spring Roundup

Spring Roundup

No, I do not mean to say that we will the spraying with glyphosate...the chemical compound that is such a popular broad spectrum herbicide.  While many folks do apply it during the early part of the year, to knock back weeds beneath the vine rows, our site is not so large or vigorous...a string tri

06.1.2011| Event, Press Notes, Taster, Wine Making |

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