Archive for April, 2012

Spring Education

Spring Education

Upcoming events that should be of interest to aspiring North Country viticulturists and winemakers, come shortly after a pair of dormant pruning workshops held in the Lake Champlain Region. A couple of weekends ago, volunteer pruning and an informal training was completed at the Cornell Baker Farm

04.28.2012| Event, Press Notes, Wine Making |

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Wine Cellars Rebuilding - Vermont Strong

Wine Cellars Rebuilding – Vermont Strong

The end of last summer was an abrupt one for many of us in central and southern Vermont who live close to our beautiful waterways, as we watched them rise up and wipe out years of hard work from previous seasons of labor.  So too were impacted, a number of establishments whose wine cellars were inu

04.25.2012| Media Reviews, Press Notes |

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A Toast to the Health of Earth Day

A Toast to the Health of Earth Day

Vernal bliss is fully upon the north country, and while we are all enjoying the radiant weather, truth be told, we really can use the approaching rains, to support balance in the system. These sunny, breezy days have been fair weather ones for alternative energy production in VT, when wind, sun, an

04.20.2012| Event, Press Notes, Taster, Video |

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Judgement Days 2012

Judgement Days 2012

Each year there is a winter migration of wine bottles by the thousands to southwestern Vermont, and just after the spring equinox, a second and much smaller migration lands at the "The Equinox" in Manchester, VT.  50 wine judges, some volunteers, and the intrepid crew of Winemaker Magazine, man

04.19.2012| Event, Press Notes, Taster, Video, Wine Making |

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Think, Drink, & Link PINK!

Think, Drink, & Link PINK!

It's that time of year again, when our minds and appetites turn to outdoor dining and picnics, as well as quenching the thirsts that come with warm weather.  While we tend to like rosé almost any time of the year, as is evidenced by the fact that there is none left in our cellar at the m

04.14.2012| Media Reviews, Press Notes, Taster |

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Grape Opportunities

Grape Opportunities

The growing season is coming on fast, and with it have appeared a number of opportunities for folks who are interested in learning about, and participating in the expansion of wine grape plantings in our cool part of the country. Short descriptions are below, but more information is available on th

04.4.2012| Event, Press Notes, Wine Making |

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