Finally Bottling a White Cab

Finally managed to bottle the 2012 White Cabernet Sauvignon made with juice from Thanksgiving Farm in Harwood, Maryland. The wine was in carboys in the refrigerator for the last two plus months taking up valuable real estate. The reason it took so long to get it bottled is that I didn’t have enough bottles. We […]

A White Cabernet Sauvignon

It smells like wine. We must have done something correct. A couple small carboys, in the refrigerator for a few months, were filled with a white Cabernet Sauvignon. Meanwhile a couple larger carboys with another white Cabernet Sauvignon needed racking. So it was time to move things around. Starting with the refrigerated carboys of wine, […]

White Cabernet Sauvignon Placed in Refrigerator

Our first white Cabernet Sauvignon needed to be racked. With only 1 1/2 gallons, by the time I finished racking I had 1 1/4 gallons and a little to taste. The aroma and taste reminded me of red berries. This is a different tasting profile for the Cabernet Sauvignons that ferments on the skins and […]

It’s Time to Wine

Virginia Cabernet Sauvignon grapes

It is already October and time for Kathy and me to get interested in making wine this autumn. We spent most of the day in Virginia, promoting our book, A Wine Journey. Pearmund Cellars and Vint Hill Craft Winery will hold a book signing event. A date will be determined […]