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By L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML
Holiday Exclusive : Artisan Winemakers 2016
Wrath Wines wine maker Sabrine Rodems pours forth at the sustainably-designed San Saba Vineyard Tasting Room. | Image: ©L.M. Archer
The next generation of ellipsis wine company.| Image: ellipsis wine company.
Jonathan and Devika, founders of ellipsis wine company. | Image: ellipsis wine company.
Michael Cox, wine maker for Schug Winery. | Image: ©L.M. Archer
Kristine Schug, Chef de Cuisine at Schug Winery. | Image: ©L.M. Archer
Marketing Director Axel Schug pouring a little Schug Winery Rouge de Noirs Brut from Carneros. | Image: ©L.M. Archer
Yoav Gilat and Dennis Hill, co-founders and business partners at Angels & Demons and Cannonball Wine Company in Sonoma. | Image: Courtesy Cannonball Wine Company.
Pedroncelli Family owns Pedroncelli Winery in Sonoma.| Image: Pedroncelli Winery.
Kevin Morrisey, Ehlers Estate artisan winemaker. | Image: Ehlers Estate.
Ellias Fernandez, wine maker for Shafer Vineyards in Stags Leap District, Napa. | Image: Courtesy Shafer Vineyards.
Doug Shafer, President of Shafer Vineyards in Stags Leap District, Napa. | Image: Courtesy Shafer Vineyards.
Drouhin Family Vineyard Manager Philippe Drouhin and onsite Vineyard Manager, Leigh Bartholomew examine the 2016 Roserock harvest. | Image: ©Andrea Johnson.
Veronique Drouhin-Boss, Maison Joseph Drouhin, Le Grand Tasting, La Paulée de SF 2016.| Image: L.M. Archer ©2016
Paul Sloan in the vineyard at Small Vines in Sebastopol, explaining the importance of canopy managment. | Image: L.M. Archer
Troon Vineyard General Manager Craig Camp, Winemaker Stevel Hall, Events Director Malu Greenlaw celebrating their Gold Medal win from the Oregon Wine Experience for their 2014 Troon Blue Label Longue Carabine, Applegate Valley AVA – a southern French blend. | Image Courtesy Troon Vineyard.
Gateway to Troon Vineyard, Applegate Valley AVA, Southern Oregon. | Image Courtesy: Troon Vineyard.
Sparkman’s merlot under ferment during Woodinville Wine Country’s Crush 2012.
Karen and Steve Lutz, owners of Lenné Estate | Image courtesy L.M. Archer.
A scene from the movie “Three Days of Glory” features Thiébault Huber of Domaine Huber-Verdereau in Volnay.
The Wine Abides…Layne Montgomery, wine maker at M2 Wines in Lodi , CA. | Image: L.M. Archer©
A final holiday shout out to all the artisan winemakers who shared their stories and trade samples with binNotes|redThread™ and The Hedonistic Taster in 2016.
Thank you for enduring the struggles necessary to share the fruit of your toil with us – wine, the red thread that binds us all.
Much peace, prosperity and joy to you all this holiday season, and in the coming year.
See you back here after the New Year.
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