Friday, May 6, 2011

"A Wine to Call Our Own"

This New York Times article about making a backyard vineyard is lovely to read - and includes a short bit about why the author opted out of chemically dependent (i.e. disease prone) grape varieties choosing Marquette (below) instead.

The article is full of gentle humor about the path of learning to grow one's own wine...and tells you a bit about what it was like in the old days - back when people only grew enough grapes for wine for their own families - and when they wouldn't think of adding poison to their property.

To read it, click here.

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