Archive for October, 2012

Crushing, Prep Work

The 2012 Crush – A Dramatic Mini-Series in Three Parts – Part 1

The 2012 Crush – A Dramatic Mini-Series in Three Parts – Part 1

Caitlin – October 7th, 2012 For the events I am preparing to describe make sense to you, I have to take you back two months. Robert and I were eating dinner at Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge in Annapolis, which is a great restaurant. If you live in the area, you […]

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Prep Work

The Calm Before the Storm

The Calm Before the Storm

October 6th, 2012 – Robert It’s the evening before crush and there is a lot to do. We’re about to come into 300 pounds of volatile and unpredictable grape juice, much like a teenager with the car keys, and need to make sure we have everything ready. This morning, I […]

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First Growth

First Growth

October 6th, 2012 – Robert It’s October – my favorite time of year. Fall is in the air, the O’s are in the post-season, and it’s finally time to begin another year of winemaking. I started making my own wine in 2010, with my wife, Caitlin, because I wanted to […]

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