A California journalist returns to her home state of Wisconsin to visit a newly planted vineyard with her sister-in-law, photographer Emily Thies.
The fruit has set at Page Springs Cellars in the Verde Valley. It’s a time of watching and waiting for new vineyard manager Melinda Costigan.
It hadn’t been twenty four hours since we finished planting our modest vineyard in the freshly tilled soil. I strolled through the vineyard studying the vines – at this point mere sticks in the ground. It was as if I was expecting to see some hint of green material almost believing that willpower alone could unfold the […]
A Napa Valley photographer speaks with a local vineyard manager about their decision to change varietals through grafting rather than re-planting new vines.
A local sommelier visits the vineyard where a wine she sells in her restaurant is grown. What she finds on the ground leads to a lot of questions.