Archive for January, 2013

Farewell To The Little Sweet One

Farewell To The Little Sweet One

This is a piece that I began last year, then stalled on until just recently when coincident events gave me the impetus to complete, and the kind folks at The New York Cork Report helped to edit and give it a place to rest. The last drops quivered, and resisted their fall, from the bottle’s lip

01.26.2013| Event, Press Notes, Taster |

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Extending the Life of a Wine Bottle

Extending the Life of a Wine Bottle

When most folks talk about extending the life of a wine bottle, discussions will ensue regarding proper cellar temperature, humidity, protection from light, and the like, but those topics are all about extending the life of the wine inside of the bottle, not the glass vessel itself. Most wine bottl

01.18.2013| Press Notes, Video, Wine Making |

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It Comes Down to Topping Up

It Comes Down to Topping Up

This year, the home made Chilean wine project is a little bit behind schedule. This time last year the Chardonnay / Viognier blend was already in the bottle, on tables, in glasses, and flowing down gullets. This time around things have proceeded a bit more slowly, causing some anxiety. We decided

01.8.2013| Press Notes, Taster, Video, Wine Making |

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