why not use some of the farm implements we use to grow the grapes as functional art work to look at while we enjoy the wine they help bring into the world. Some of them have been part of my family for years, rakes, hoes shovels used by my grandfather. when I look at these tools I can remember days where we worked side by side in the hot sun weeding, planting, pruning and harvesting the fruits of our labor. Its only fitting that they hold a place of honor in the tasting room.
I can lift a glass of my favorite wine and toast the work of my father and grandfather. A wine will take on flavors from it surroundings. I can feel the sunshine, smell the scent of flowers from around the vineyard and remember actual conversations I had with both of these men in every glass.