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Brut, Sec, Demi-Sec – what do these strange-sounding words mean? These are some of the terms used to describe the sweetness level in sparkling wines and Champagnes. Unlike other wines, you won’t hear terms like dry, semi-dry, semi-sweet, or sweet when you are checking out the label of your favorite bottle of bubbly.… Read More December 8th, 2017  |  Susanne Bullock  |   | 
It’s time to pick the grapes! The big question is how do we know when the grapes are ready?  Here’s a rundown of the things that we monitor prior to harvesting: Coo Coo Cachoo, our modern-day scarecrow Wildlife
Birds, wild turkeys, raccoons, and other wildlife like to eat grapes – specifically, ripe grapes.… Read More August 20th, 2017  |  Susanne Bullock  |   | 
The grapes that we use in our sparkling wines are French-hybrid grapes, and they have a unique history. In the mid-1800’s, our friends across the pond were dealing with “The Great French Wine Blight” and boy did it cause some excitement in France.  … Read More May 8th, 2017  |  Susanne Bullock  |   |