Harvest Moon

Well, it’s the Harvest Moon also known as the Wine Moon! This is the full moon closest to Autumnal Equinox. Seems appropriate since we may be picking half of the Dead Fred Vineyard Cabernet and the Bressler Vineyards Cabernet this week. We love to watch the full moon rise. It’s a cool thing to have […]

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Near Topping

Today we are also ‘near topping’ the Sauvignon Blanc barrels from the first pick of Sauvignon Blanc. Since fermentation causes expansion and foam, the barrels are not filled completely during the fermentation process, or they will overflow. Once the fermentation is done, or almost done, you can go back and fill the barrels almost to […]

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