Author: bpsancho

13 Sep Always fun to add new skills.

cieling350With a pretty cool tool that you can rent from a lot of sources, you can fairly easily hang a cieling. It’s a lot of work, but rewarding.

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13 Sep Low Budget Destruction with Ted

destruction350Man we had a blast hacking apart the shelves and closets and such to make the to be winery an empty shell. Twas hard work but rewarding. Could not have done it without Ted.

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11 Sep Building out the new Winery!

photoThis was the winery to be when I submitted to the TTB back in March.

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08 Jun Pouring the 2009’s tomorrow at 198 Nickerson St. 1-5pm

As part of the newly for Seattle Urban Wine Gang, we are opening up the tasting room tomorrow 1-5pm. Four wineries will be pouring so there will be plenty of wine to try. Come by and check out the operation.

 

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24 Apr Great Day at Wine World!

WIne WorldWe had our first public tasting this past Saturday, April 21st at Wine World.  According to my estimations, 75 people that had never heard of this tiny new brand got their first taste. The results were surprising, the 2009 Tempranillo sold three times as many bottles as it’s closest competitor. Unfortunately, only 29 cases left of the Tempranillo. If this is anything like the 2008, blink a couple of times, and it will be sold out.

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28 Mar Labeled and ready to GO!

Well, it happened, after a lot of planning, waiting, and sweating the 09’s are labeled and ready for consumption. We couldn’t be happier with the results. Huge thanks to the folks over at Vinco for making this dream come true. Shoot me an email if you would like to schedule a tasting.

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01 Nov Say hello to microflora!

20111101-095814.jpgThe yeasts are hard at work consuming albeit low levels of sugar, but enough to deliver the desired effects. Merlot got pressed Friday, Cabernet Sauvignon to be pressed on Wednesday. Crushed the Cab Franc and inoculating today, and crushing Tempranillo today. Jam packed busy winery week.

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26 Oct Fermenting Merlot

20111026-153140.jpgThe bubbles are the sign of healthy fermentation. Merlot, the early ripener that it is, will probably be the best wines if 2011 here in Washington.

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