Haunted Wineries

As we move into the darker, colder days of fall, the leaves start falling from the trees, and the last of the grapes have long been harvested. We begin to think about Halloween, and what better way to get into the spirit of the season than to pour…

TX Wine Facts

For Texas Wine Month, we’d like to share some information on the Lone Star state’s wine industry.  Hopefully it will inspire you to check out some wineries on your next trip to the SXSW festival or whatever brings you to the great state of Texas! Texas has 7…

Pennsylvania Wine Month

It is Pennsylvania Wine Month, a state where no matter your location, you are within a 1 hour drive of a winery.  The state boasts over 200 wineries and an annual production of 1 million+ gallons of wine.  Recently wines from the state have seen international recognition by winning…

Runnin’ Reds

So while most of us wake up at a decent hour to get our early morning gym trip, neighborhood jog/run, breakfast, shower, get the kids read for school, etc., Owen gets up at 3 am, catches a boat down the Kachemak Bay to China Poot Creek to dipnet for Reds on their run, then trek back and do the aforementioned ‘get ready for the day’ stuff we all do before work.  Makes morning traffic look like a piece of cake in comparison.

More wild adventures from our Customer Service Manager in (or around) Homer, AK, the middle of nowhere.

Virginia Wine Month

Let’s talk a little about the history of wine in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Settlers in Jamestown had such high hopes for Virginia to become a large source for British wine consumption that a law was signed into effect in 1619 requiring each male settler to plant and…

CA Zinfandel

Prior to 1998, Zinfandel was the most widely planted grape in California.  Post-prohibition many common people believed it to be a native California grape until DNA testing results came in (and an assist from a little information filled invention called ‘the internet’) showing it to be Primitivo, found…

You Think You’re Tired?

Last week we saw Owen heat his home.

Then the question was raised about how the kindling situation comes together.

Choose anything we think is tough, then reverse engineer all the fine details, imagine you need to make, do, create all aspects of that without a hardware store down the road or across town…

Old tires? Check.

Wood? Check.

Axe? Check.

Camera to document? Check.

Appropriate soundtrack? Check.