Monthly Archives: August 2009

Progress and first mistakes

This past weekend was a busy one for me as I put in a lot of work at my vineyard. I assessed progress and identified the first potential mistake. Because of the heat, work can only be done in the … Continue reading

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Push it. Push it real good!

I went out to my small vineyard this morning to water and check the progress of the vines. After planting, I had covered each vine with a mound of straw. In communication with Sam Caselli at Novavine, I learned that … Continue reading

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So it begins…

This past weekend, I put in 44 Aglianico vines on a steep slope smack dab in the middle of Los Angeles. Growing something is an investment. It’s an investment of time, resources, energy and self. This is pretty much the … Continue reading

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