Progress Update and Writing Hiatus

One of my favorite internet forum controversies (next to heavy armor vs light armor or Star Wars vs Star Trek) is whether or not a person should use grow tubes to aid the development of a young vine.  Here are the main points of argument from the proponents of grow tubing: Protects from all forms …

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Winespeak: Pruning

Winespeak: Pruning “Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study” – Red Auerbach Have you ever squeezed your hands together incessantly for hours on end?  Perhaps working out with one of those hand mechanisms to develop an iron grip or firm-handshaking your way down the road of politickin’; the muscles begin to …

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January 2013 – Heard it Through the Grapevine

Through the holidays and into the New Year, we began mulling over which varietals we wanted to grow and how many of each.  Things were understandably slow as we still just had a patch of land with zero growth on it and Apfelwein silently making its daily transformation in the carboy.  But alas, we had …

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