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My venture into oenology

After the initial attempt at bitter (a process which is still ongoing), I evaluated whether I could do something similar myself. I am coeliac which means I can’t drink beer due to the gluten content being over 20ppm, therefore I chose wine to be my trial beverage. 209 more words


Decisions suck but tend to lead to great outcomes

Decisions will be the death of me..

I spent 3 months (August-October) in Texas working on the Robert Clay Vineyards in Mason, TX. I learned an exponential amount, became even more aware of my growing passion for wine making, and was able to travel on a minimal budget. 601 more words


Harvest 2014 : A worthwhile compromise

Yes, it has been an inexcusably long time since my last post, and yes, I hate it just as much as anyone when bloggers post their excuses for their extended absences, but really, I have a good excuse. 404 more words


Sugar-Hungry Mosel-Fungi

Wild yeast have taken control of our wine production…..excellent! My influence on flavour profile is now heavily impaired. All we can do now is apply some guidelines for these rebellious, sugar-hungry fungi. 82 more words


Wine Cellar - Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant always write a new rhyme
Sometimes he can’t write anything useful at all
Do you think he is wrong
To steal words from a song… 179 more words

Daft Rhymes