Friday, January 11, 2008
Missed posting about a great article
Portfolio covered us and numerous other bay area urban wineries in October. While I read the article, I failed to link to it which I blame on harvest...
As the morning fog begins to burn off, winemaker Tracey Brandt punches her forklift under a large plastic container filled with syrah grapes, hauled in the day before from the foothills of California’s Sierra Nevada. She moves the grapes over to a stainless-steel chute, where volunteers pick spiders and debris from the small, intensely blue-purple fruit before sliding the bunches down into the destemming machinery.
Read Mickey Butts' whole article on Portfolio's web site at: www.portfolio.com