Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Grapevine – Giving Thanks for a Grape Harvest

Thanksgiving is a time of celebration and reflection, a tradition in history dating back to the early 1600s. Following harvest, the tradition was for America’s first farmers, the Native Americans and the earliest European settlers (Pilgrims), to celebrate and share … Continue reading

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The Sip – Nov. 2011 – Cider

In the brisk autumn months rife with cooling & constant change, the phrase ‘apple cider’ has the same perfect syllabic beauty as the phrase ‘cellar door.’ Henry David Thoreau avowed, “The apple is the noblest of fruits,” and at this … Continue reading

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