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 | |