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It’s still so early!

By Corey on Friday, September 19th, 2014

So far, and keep in mind that harvest for me is only 4 days old, this has been my calmest harvest. The last 2 years I juggled full time bar work, full-time production work, while also making my wine. This year, starting this weekend, almost all my time and focus will be on my wine. Read the full post…

Harvest 2014 has begun

By Corey on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

This year I want to make an attempt to record my crush experiences on here. I can’t promise much for this post, being so late and all. Today ran long. Most of the day passed by while I cruised the Valley in a massive box truck dropping off and picking up various bits. By the Read the full post…

A New Stage

By Corey on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Well, harvest and crush have finished. This time of year is always a bit disconcerting due to my reaction to it: while I’m glad to finally get some rest and down time, there is a sadness at the ending of this exciting time of year. And of course the Harvest Bends: my body gets so Read the full post…

Harvest is upon us!

By Corey on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

It kicked off almost 3 weeks ago: a furious beginning to what looked to be a condensed harvest. I brought in my Cabernet Franc (red, and a rose!), gorgeous fruit from Quady North Vineyard down in southern Oregon. Numbers were darn near perfect for what I wanted. Grapes started coming in from Washington, and more Read the full post…

Learning Curve

By Corey on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

There was much I did not know when I decided to start making wine. Throughout Vintage #1 I learned an incredible amount. The funny thing is, as much as I’ve learned there is still so much I don’t know! Moving through each stage (getting grapes, making wine, aging wine, getting legal….), I find that the Read the full post…

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