Mind the Gap

In previous posts, I've conveyed that the wine business, while deeply satisfying, remains hard work. Admittedly, it might sometimes be work with idyllic vineyard walks and glitzy parties--but hey! It's a grind, in its own way.

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10 Reasons Why Making Your First Wine is Like Traveling to an Unfamiliar Country

Over time,Ā I've becomeĀ familiar with certainĀ steps in the winemakingĀ process by working with my employer--sampling grapes, doing punchdowns,Ā or cleaning tanks. Yet IĀ had never experienced it in such detail until last week, when I harvestedĀ my own fruit and beganĀ my own winemaking project. In my mind, I'm on a journey. I've landedĀ in a thick jungle and I've gottaĀ make my … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Making Your First Wine is Like Traveling to an Unfamiliar Country