I lugged the first case of Niko Vino back from CA this week. It was inspected and approved by Niko. He decided we would store it in Sumo’s bed until it was ready.
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Part two of the wine saga involved taking the mash from part one, putting it through a press, and then into an oak barrel. This happened shortly after part one and I forgot to blog about it. The tannins from an oak barrel are important to making a wine that lasts a long time. (Grenache [...]
When I was born my father took Zinfandel grapes from the year’s harvest and made wine in my honor. We opened the wine on my 21st birthday at a family dinner in Ann Arbor . This was always special to me and I hoped to do the same for Niko — I just wasn’t sure [...]