Wine Should Taste Good

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Drinkability I overheard my brother the other day talking to a customer at the winery and he was telling them that he thought our wine was very drinkable. A complement. His comment made me think about what does make a good wine. I think he nailed it—drinkability. I read a lot of wine magazines in […]

Taste From The Barrel

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  First published in the Columbia River Reader March 2017. I’m looking forward to 2017, but I will never forget the 2016 harvest. This was the year we crushed 20 tons of grapes in a very short window of time, breaking our earlier record of 8 tons. Harvest started out normally, meaning the new normal, […]

What is the wine lifestyle?

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    Much is written these days about lifestyle. When I was younger, the show everyone loved was called Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Until that show, I don’t remember much talk around our house about lifestyle. We just lived our lives, not giving much thought to it. Television was our only window into […]