Category Archives: Story

Memories That Will Last Forever From A Bottle of Wine — Remembering Grandpa One Year Later

One year ago today, on Sunday, May 1, 2011, my grandpa, “Charlie” Lorey left us.  After a 10 month battle with congestive heart failure and a wonderful Easter Sunday dinner, my grandpa’s heart could not bear the struggle no more. … Continue reading

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The Voice of a Grape: Just Swell

I am peeking through, showing you a little color.  Thanks to the warm weather, I have poked through on the vine branch.  This is still an early process, but things are starting to happen more quickly now.  You may even … Continue reading

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The Voice of a Grape: I’m Bleeding…but in a good way.

 It has been warm lately and this has heated up the soil around my roots.  Things are starting to happen(or may have happend).   After I have been pruned in the winter, or after harvest, I have a few cuts on … Continue reading

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The Voice of a Grape

Go ahead, look at me. I look like nothing.  A dead twig.  Not very beautiful or enticing. But I am working.  Spring is in the air and I am starting to get ready.  Before you know it, I will start … Continue reading

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