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I, for One, Welcome our New Robot Overlords

I, for One, Welcome our New Robot Overlords

Last week, I suspected (and told you) that this blog would be dark for a year. But we’re going to try to keep going. We may not have a house, but we do have computers and internet connections. I don’t know what that says about us, or society, but this blog […]

by × November 2, 2012 × 0 comments

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Goals for Abeille 2012

Goals for Abeille 2012

In the words of the great Yogi Berra, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” I probably should have written my goals down before we started winemaking this year, but it has been busier than most and I haven’t had the opportunity to convert […]

by × October 18, 2012 × 4 comments

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The Tortoise and the Hare

The Tortoise and the Hare

When we accidentally came into possession of 100 pounds of Vidal Blanc grapes several weeks ago, I knew making a white wine would be different from making a red. By accidentally, I of course mean that I placed a direct order for them with Dr. Bob. Don’t tell Caitlin. I […]

by × October 16, 2012 × 0 comments

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Just Us…and 12 Trillion of our Closest Friends

Just Us…and 12 Trillion of our Closest Friends

According to my wine book, a single teaspoon of fermenting grape must can contain 400 million active yeast cells. That means we have about 12 trillion yeast cells in our 40 gallons of must. It’s a party over here, you guys, and everyone’s invited! On Friday evening, we had a lot […]

by × October 14, 2012 × 0 comments