My first effort at making my own wine was in the late 1960’s (I was a teenager about 17 years old) in Florida trying to make orange wine. Not knowing anything about, it was less than successful (miserable failure is a good description). Fast forward 40 years, and here I go again, but this time I spent more time and effort learning what to do. Where possible I will place worthwhile references under the links heading.
On 21 May 2016 I was awarded a silver medal for my 2014 Old Vine Zin at the 2016 Winemaker Conference in Santa Rosa, CA.
The 2016 crush is coming soon.
Don't forgot to see the pictures in the gallery!