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Wine Racks – So much wine and so little time

I finally got a chance to spend a little time in the wine cellar. With the wine that we made last year getting very close to bottling time, I decided the cellar needed a little love.

A little background… This will be my personal wine cellar, but right now it is being constructed as . . . → Read More: Wine Racks – So much wine and so little time

Norton Pressing – 2010

We pressed the Norton wine today. It is always nice when family comes over and wants to help. Here you can see my daughter and little James helping with the press.

We were able to get a full 15 gallons from the Norton grape harvest this year. We put it all in a 15 . . . → Read More: Norton Pressing – 2010

Beautiful Wine Colors – Punching Down Cap 2010

Well, with the grape must fermenting, it means its time to punch down the cap a few times a day. I just love this part of the wine making process. I find it fascinating watching the deep purple and claret colors developing over time. No matter how old this wine gets, the color will . . . → Read More: Beautiful Wine Colors – Punching Down Cap 2010

DIY – Building A Wine Cellar 2010

So, I have started building a wine cellar here at the winery. This will be my personal cellar, and not attached to the winery, but I will use it for both until I get bonded. I wanted to get in some practice building something like this so that when I expand and build a . . . → Read More: DIY – Building A Wine Cellar 2010