Posts made in October, 2014

10 Reasons Why This Year’s Harvest Failed

»Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 in Wine Making at Quiggle Vineyards | 0 comments

10 Reasons Why This Year’s Harvest Failed

This is my first post in this category so I will make a few brief statements here about Quiggle Vineyards. In 2002 I got the grand idea to raise a few grape varietals and from them make wine. I read a book called “From Vines to Wines” by Jeff Cox to educate myself. I recruited a group of friends to help me build the trellis system. I planted about 75 vines in my first year with my own muscle, sweat and blisters. Originally, there was Muscat of Alexandria, Zinfandel, and Merlot. Later I added Catawba. Someday I will write about (and share) the experience of building and nurturing my small vineyard. Today I am jumping into the present. Amazon.com Widgets You are looking at a picture (Left) of the five lonely gallons of wine that will come out of Quiggle...

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