Looking Back… and Forward

December 26, 2016

This year, 2016, has been a year of challenges. Loss seems to be theme, and it…

Back to the beginning

October 11, 2016

Crush 2016, harvesting the Cabernet Sauvignon We have seen the beginning of the end, the end…


August 8, 2016

Veraison, the onset of ripening I have been away from the keyboard for a bit. In…


June 11, 2016

The image above is from the Cote de Nuits at Clos de Vougeot in March 2016….

What is in a name?

May 27, 2016

Vino Nobile di Montepluciano, April 2016 Recently, we had a conversation in the tasting room that…

It’s the most wonderful time

March 8, 2016

Prepping for planting, 2011 Ok, so maybe the title is a bit misleading because I am…


January 4, 2016

The dairy barn Here we are, a new year started. It seems like I better understand…


November 26, 2015

In the beginning. Planting the first acre of vines, spring 2009 It is no secret that…

Harvest and weddings

October 1, 2015

Photo courtesy of Wedding Nature Photography Crush 2015 is done. Well, that is not entirely accurate….

Community, conservation, farm, and food

September 2, 2015

I consider myself fortunate to have grown up in our Sandy Mush community, and to once…