I am so excited.  I just found out that I finally have my own holiday! Wow! It appears that there is a lot of love out there for me. Maybe, could it be, that I'm not as underappreciated as I originally
Wine is special to us. Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, Zinfandel, Syrah. Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Gewürztraminer. These are all very common grape varietals and they are all relatives of each other. [bctt tweet="Wine gets its flavor mostly from the grape
"It was the best of times,  (I had a bottle of Ehlers Estate rosé and Cabernet Franc in hand) it was the worst of times, (I drank both bottles and I didn't have another) it was the age of wisdom, (In
AP vs Custom Crush Dracaena Wines is part of an AP [alternating proprietorship]. What this means is that we don't have our own physical building. Instead, two or more wineries share (alternate) use of part of a bonded winery's facility.
Last month Ted of The Drunken Cyclist won the Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #23 (#MWWC23) and just like all previous winners of the Challenge, his “reward” was to choose the theme for the following Challenge (in this case #MWWC24). He decide on the theme
I wrote this post exclusively for SocialVignerons.com.  It was originally posted on September 7, 2015.  I am so thankful to Julien Miquel for his help and support in getting Cabernet Franc Day recognized as a wine holiday.  I would also like
Fáilte! This is my entry to the Monthly Wine Writers Challenge.  Last month, Frank of Frankly Wines, was the winner and provided the theme for the new Monthly Wine Writing Challenge (#MWWC20). The thought behind this friendly competition was that as wine writers we get caught
It is that season again. Well, actually it is significantly early, but it is the time of year we all get excited about.  It's Harvest Time! When we started the winery, back in 2013, we harvested in November. In 2014,
Important dates in history.  There are plenty that have changed the world, some for the better and some for the worse. Some dates are significant to the world and others just to you. Well, today, October 1, 2015 is a
Cabernet Franc is often used as a blending grape.  Many people have heard of it, but not too many have had the pleasure of sitting down with a glass of it as a stand alone varietal.  That in  itself is