The year was 1986. The focus was now on financial projections and the determination of how much more additional cash would be needed. How soon could the project reach stability… Continue reading Part 11: Size Matters (Vineyard and Winery sizes matter, that is.)
Month: September 2012
Let’s do it. Just do it. Demonstrate with deeds, not just plans. We had committed ourselves to the project in 1980, purchased the farm in ’83, and had done a… Continue reading Part 10: The First Planting
Williamsburg has a special place in my heart. In 1961, as a graduating high-school student on an AFS-Rotary scholarship program, I was taught during that senior year in Upstate New… Continue reading Part 9: Discovering the History of the Farm as well as its Soil
The wine industry has been around for several thousand years. The Romans introduced and planted vines in Bordeaux, in Burgundy, on the banks of the Rhine, and the Mosel, the… Continue reading Part 8: Did We Have Credentials in the Wine Industry?