Monthly Archives: September 2008

Pressing Concord

The Concord has been fermenting all week, and today it is being pressed.  This step separates the skins & seeds from the wine.  Clyde spent the morning pumping everything from the tank on the right into the yellow press on the left.  The liquid is draining out of the press into the pan below.  Once […]

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Pedaling and Pumping

Yesterday I went into Rolla to pedal our wines in the VIP tent for the Tour of Missouri bicycle race (lol – pun intended).  I didn’t quite know what to expect and ended up really enjoying myself!  Rolla hosted the finish line for the fourth leg of the race plus an expo area where people […]

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We Were Concord Last Night

Clyde pulled in with about 2 tons of Concord grapes last night around 6:30pm.  Here they are…you can see the tractor pulling the first of four bins off our trailer: They smell sooooo good!  Fast forward to the last bin of grapes to be processed, when I thought to grab my camera again…I climbed up […]

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