Another year gone, and another harvest in the cellar. I’m writing this on September 28 after punching down our estate Cabernet Franc and Merlot, the latter of which we harvested three days ago and is already showing phenomenal flavor development. Without a doubt, 2016 is going to go down as a stellar vintage for reds…

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After a hectic two months, the 2015 harvest season has drawn to a close. The grapes that only weeks ago were hanging on vines have been crushed, pressed and laid down in barrels to rest for the winter. Overall, this was one of the more challenging vintage’s we’ve had – from tornados and hurricanes to…

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I was walking through the Pinot Gris last week and caught a glimpse of something that filled me with equal parts excitement and anxiety. Some clusters, rather than the lime green berries that we’d known all season, were turning a darker, coppery gray. This slight color change can mean only one thing – the official…

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