The Major Reds, Major Whites

Allow me to introduce the stars of the show.  By collection of name only.  As I study each of these beauties, expect a fleshy blog post, devoting to each its own time in the spotlight. Major White Grape Varieties: Albariño Assyrtiko Chardonnay Chenin Blanc Grüner Veltliner Gewurztraminer Marsanne Melon de Bourgogne Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains […]

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A Grape Rainbow

To admire the creation is to admire the creator.  You romance me, Mother Nature! Veraison:  One special week in middle August when the green grapes begin turning purple, the fruit begins to soften, acids begin to decrease, and sugar begins to increase.  Also a sign that harvest is right around the corner.  It’s an exciting […]

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