March 14, 2018
(video above) The first bottle of Petite Pearl was livelier than expected!
We disgorged three batches of Pét-Nat today— La Crescent, Petite Pearl, and our Black Sparrow blend. The two whites were well-behaved, but the rosé, well, watch out! After this one in the video, we worked out a disgorging technique that kept more of the wine in each bottle ;).
When we popped the caps, we discovered three delightfully different sparklers. . Read More »
By lincolnpeak / 7:56 pm
November 7, 2017
The days dwindle early now. The leaves have fallen in the vineyard, but a few rows of grapes are still hanging to make ice wine. We’re keeping our fingers crossed for early cold! We need overnight temps in the mid-teens to harvest at about 17 degrees just before sunrise.
Chris is very busy in the winery. He’s watching and tasting all the wines like a first-time parent. After they’ve spent many weeks . Read More »
By lincolnpeak / 4:34 pm