Archive for the Tag 'Vine'

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Understanding Macroclimate, Microclimate, Mesoclimate, and Canopy Climates

Image via Wikipedia For all of the words that are used in writing about a vineyard’s climate terroir, there are significant differences with each. If you don’t have the luxury of a viticulture class close by, or you’re just too busy to attend a class, here’s a good primer. Vit 101 brought some interesting concepts […]

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Spring and the Blessing of the Vines Tradition

Welcome to spring! A good question asked by one of my writer friends was, “When did the blessing of the vines tradition start?” I tried to do quick research, because, honestly, I just knew that it exists; but, I had no clue when the first person decided to say a few words, asking the gods […]

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Vit 101: Understanding Macro, Micro, Meso, and Canopy Climates

Image via Wikipedia All  words that are used in writing about a vineyard’s climate terroir. There are significant differences with each. If you don’t have the luxury of a viticulture class close, or you’re just too busy to attend a class, here’s a good primer. Vit 101 brought some interesting concepts to me, including that […]

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Growing Grapes Helps Writing?

My friend Sondra Barrett, of SondraBarrett.com just sent this to me as an idea for another blog story: “Thought of you when I read this – a future blog – growing  grapes helps writing?” Sondra had just read a New York Times Story about Emilio Estevez, entitled, “Growing Grapes as Part of a Real-Life Script.” […]