Great Danger of Current Oenology

“In the present century, rationality has returned and we’re trying to free ourselves from these neutral and safe wines, lacking character, that want to please everyone and impose a worldwide criteria for taste (globalization of taste), the great danger of current oenology.” – David Sampedro “En este siglo XXI ha vuelto la racionalidad e intentamos liberaros de esos vinos neutros y ‘seguros’, sin car├ícter, que … Continue reading Great Danger of Current Oenology

Saving Old Vines: (Part 1) My 401K “Hapa” Vineyard

  I’ve done some crazy things in my life, falling in love and marrying a crazy, rebel winemaker, moving halfway across the world to be with him, publishing a memoir about our love … but my latest venture may exceed my past. I recently cashed out my 401K retirement to save old vines. Shortly after moving to Elvillar to be with David, we were exploring … Continue reading Saving Old Vines: (Part 1) My 401K “Hapa” Vineyard