dcvprguy: October 2010 Archives
|This is by far my favorite time of year in wine country. Vineyards and wineries are abuzz with activity (seemingly around the clock) as a new vintage comes to fruition. The other morning at sunrise, myself and Nova Perrill, our Assistant Winemaker, took a ride out to Lewis Vineyard about 3 miles north of Dry Creek Vineyard. Lewis Vineyard is a 75 year-old Old Vine vineyard nestled in the Eastern hillside of the Dry Creek Valley. As I filmed and walked the vineyard, I was struck - not only by the natural beauty and surroundings - but also by how hard the vineyard crew worked. Literally running through the vineyard picking grapes, these incredible harvest workers have my full respect and admiration. I think I'd be able to keep that pace for 10 minutes before falling flat on my face!
Please enjoy this video montage we put together and join us in a toast to Harvest 2010. Another new vintage is here!
This is a blog about what it's really like to be in the wine industry...so sit back, take a sip and enjoy!
A Lifetime in Wine
Top 10 Traits of the Successful Family Winery
The Dreaded Family Meeting
Board Meeting Jitters
Is the Future of the Winery in Danger?
The Case of the Overweight Bottle
Wine and Dementia
Wanted: Talented (Normal) Individual for Family Owned Winery
A Sea of Wine
The Heroes of Our Industry