Archive for August, 2009

Sampling Sauvignon Blanc

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Mia wanted to go back and sample the Sauvignon Blanc at Hyde Vineyards today. I swear we JUST sampled it! Not that she needed it, but I reminded her that the grapes were pretty tart three days ago. She says we will be sampling them at least twice a week or more in order to [...]

Knock Knock!

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Well, I guess its official. Harvest time is knockin’ on the door. You can tell because everyone in the Valley ‘changes’ into their own version of Harvest Mode. Everyone we run into asks about Harvest, and when our first pick will be. It’s the first thing that comes up in conversation. You can feel the [...]

Pre-Harvest Wrap up

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Time to get caught up on what’s been happening before we find ourselves knee deep in harvest. Mia was pretty busy in July. We bottled the 2007 Selene Merlot, 2007 Chesler Red Wine and 2007 Selene Dead Fred Cabernet Sauvignon. The wines made it through bottling without any problems and they taste great already! Mia [...]