We Happily Begin the Cycle Anew

When I was growing up in a working class city North of Boston I never imagined that I would one day (happily) find myself up to my elbows in cow poop.  But that is how I’ve found myself the past few years, inserting the biodynamic preps into my compost piles....

A Sunny Reward Post Harvest

As I write this I am sitting in my living room with the sun shining on my face while my field of vision is of blue skies over ribbons of fog in the valley.  Closer in, the last yellow and orange grape leaves are hanging on in the vineyard.  The last ten days or so...

A Little Coaxing to Gain Complexity in 2019

This has been an interesting vintage.  Moderate Summer temperatures were punctuated by rain to create the conditions for powdery mildew and botrytis.  The vineyard teams worked hard to keep the vineyard clean, spraying to lower the disease pressure and removing...
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