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Aeration

Jeff’s Corner  Last Saturday, my dear friend Bill Burns and I were laughing about our suggested parameters regarding how long to let a wine “breathe”. It is, however, a serious question that comes up often from our guests. “Breathing” is wine lingo for aeration, which is the process of allowing…

Davis Mountains AVA

Jeff’s Corner  Greetings from mile high Fort Davis in far west Texas. As you read this, Kathy and I are on vaca and probably staring at the Davis Mountains from the porch on the second story of the historic Limpia Hotel. Most likely, we are drinking some Grape Creek wine…

’07 Cabernet Trois Review

Jeff’s Corner Last week, I received an inquiry from a Wine Club member in Austin regarding the age worthiness of some of our Black Label red wines he had collected over the years. I gave him conservative parameters. I was conservative at the end of my answer as well: “Keep…

Estate Montepulciano

Jeff’s Corner Howdy, Howdy, and one more Howdy! More than once you’ve heard me write about our block of Montepulciano vines that are beside our Wine Club Patio, and more than once I’ve talked about how the life cycle of the vines becomes one with the rhythm of the seasons…