Mike and I had the ultimate trip to Paso Robles this past week. Initially, we were scheduled to bottle but some behind the scenes issues happened and that did not happen. Like any business, you have to be able to go
Can I hear a HELL YEAH please?! I opened my email this morning and saw something that made me very happy! An email from our compliance consultant.  After five months our basic permit from the TTB has been accepted.  
[bctt tweet="It is winter in Jersey and baby it is COLD outside!!"]  Thankfully, we have not had a winter like last year.  I don't think I could handle another winter like the last one.  So much snow!  This year, there isn't
Welcome back to the third installment of the story behind our 2014 Harvest.  I guess technically, this would be the fourth post since back in August I discussed all logistics performed behind the scenes while Preparing for Harvest.  Two weeks
The big day has arrived. Harvest 2014 is now upon us.  It is hard to believe that our second vintage is already here.  Additionally, we are excited with how our 2013 is coming along in barrel. We enjoyed a barrel
It's that time of year, and this year it came early.  Mother nature created a situation where the fruit ripened earlier than normal. In fact, in many areas it has been the earliest harvest in history.  What does that mean?
The next time you go to a store to purchase a bottle of wine, before you flinch at the price, I would like to let you know there is so much going on behind the scenes that have an effect
As we approach crush for our second vintage, we have come across another issue that we did not think of ahead of time.  (surprise, surprise) A situation that I honestly can say, as a wine consumer, I have never paid
Here we are near the end of August and we are just waiting for the grapes to decide when they are done ripening.  Although ahead of schedule from last year, we are only about fifty percent done.  We are anticipating
We are back to dealing with winery business this week.  Previously, I talked about the Chicken vs. Egg Quandry.  It is tough to know in what order we need to do things. In order to be able to sell, we