Coury and Pommard | The Imprint is Here

Coury and Pommard | The Imprint is Here

Imprint is in!  That’s the headline from Tuesday at Winderlea.  We harvested the fruit from our estate vineyard that becomes our whole cluster Imprint Pinot noir.  We have consistently used the same two blocks from Winderlea Vineyard, block 7 which is a...
Finding Clarity in the Chaos

Finding Clarity in the Chaos

There is a song titled, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”  It’s about Christmas, which has its obvious attributes, but I think Harvest is my favorite time of the year.  Harvest is a time of absolute clarity.  It can be like drinking...
From Berry Growth to Berry Ripening

From Berry Growth to Berry Ripening

We are well into Veraison here at Winderlea Vineyard.  Veraison, or color change, is the transition from berry growth to berry ripening.  As with many things in life, the French have a great word for it (don’t believe me, look up glissade and Pigéage).  But that...
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