Fri, 17 Nov 2006 17:11:14 -0500The Rat catches up with Michael Evens. CEO of Vines of Mendoza, a company that will do everything from direct ship wines from Argentina, to plant and manage a vineyard for you in Mendoza
Wed, 15 Nov 2006 04:06:08 -0500Is winemaking an art, or is it a science? I take a trip to the lab at Crushpad to figure out what we need to know about the Pinot 2.0 must as it begins fermentation.
Thu, 09 Nov 2006 00:08:44 -0500The Rat Pack get the grapes back to San Francisco and then help crush and manage the must as we extract color during the cold soak
Sun, 22 Oct 2006 18:45:29 -0400It's Harvest Day for the Pinot Noir that will go into the Pinot 2.0 project's wine
Wed, 18 Oct 2006 03:42:43 -0400The Cellar Rat catches up with David Dain, of Dain wines, to figure out how he's launching California wines from Missouri.
Sat, 30 Sep 2006 04:25:33 -0400I discuss the growing season in Mendocino, and specifically Anderson Valley, with Casey Hartlip, the vineyard manager and winemaker for Eagle Point Ranch.
Sat, 23 Sep 2006 01:13:43 -0400The Rat takes off into Northern California to seek expert assistance on how to create a winemaking plan for the Pinot 2.0 project.
Fri, 15 Sep 2006 21:43:34 -0400Looking back, and forward, at the life of a rat. Let's just call it a Ratrospective. Ratrospectacle?
Fri, 01 Sep 2006 16:58:59 -0400The 2006 wine grape harvest has begun in California! The Rat gets the lowdown from all over the state on how things are looking as the grapes start coming into the winery.
Fri, 25 Aug 2006 01:52:51 -0400Hangin' at the Family Winemakers tasting with Gary and Jeff Pisoni