Drinking the Compost Tea

Sep 6, 2011 by

Okay, I’m speaking metaphorically. But we are getting terribly organic, sustainable and agriculturally ranch-y around here...

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You Bet Your Grenache!

Oct 2, 2010 by

If I were a betting person, I would have bet against this harvest. Everything that could go wrong was going wrong. We even had a dark...

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Harvest of Shame

Nov 25, 2008 by

We did pretty well bumbling through our first harvest from our tiny organic garden. We ate corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and...

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Life is a Cabernet, Old Chum

Oct 25, 2008 by

Who knew our harvest and crush would stretch over SIX WEEKS as each of five varietals managed to come ripe at one week intervals....

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The Loneliness of the Long Dis...

Sep 17, 2008 by

The only thing you can count on with a grape harvest is that you can’t count on it. It’ll happen when it happens, usually...

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Cinsault You Asked. . .The Gre...

Sep 15, 2008 by

Just as we feared, the unusually warm spring and summer in Sonoma have cause the harvest to happen early and way too quickly for us...

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Hi HO Hi HO, Build a Better Wo...

Sep 10, 2008 by

Just realized it’s been more than ten days since I updated this blog. People who don’t keep their blogs current...

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