I’m on a Boat

My dad has been building some pretty amazing things over the years, including several featherweight canoes. It’s something I’ve always wanted to try but have never been good working with my hands. However, on January 1st, 2010 I began work on my own featherweight, under his instruction. Two years, four months and 22 days later,…

Winemaking – Sangiovese

My brother and his wife gave me a winemaking kit and some starter Sangiovese grapes for Christmas. After several weeks, I was finally ready to bottle and label the wine before racking it in the cellar. For a first attempt, the wine was relatively drinkable, though not ‘good’ by any stretch of the imagination. More…