Wine Notes

March 31, 2007
Riesling bottles and cork

We bottled our first batch of Riesling seven weeks ago tonight. When we decided to try our hand at becoming home vintners, one of the things that most excited me was designing a label (besides actually making the vino, of course!). Conveying excitement, thought, anticipation, passion, hard work, failure, success, and devotion onto a piece [...]

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January 22, 2007

Our hobby, our baby. Some people have their dogs, some have their children, we have “Ries.” Ries, our first child is due in the middle of March. What’s different about Ries? She’s not a real child. She’s not a puppy – heck, she’s not even a fluffy, pretty kitty. Ries is actually the first wine [...]

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Colosi’s Sicilia Rosso 2004

December 15, 2006

I don’t like merlot. Or maybe the taste of merlot is just a taste I have not yet acquired. Either way, I don’t like merlot has somehow morphed into we don’t drink red wine. My husband and I decided that there were at least 2 other reds that we knew of that we could try [...]

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