Public Displays of Affection at Blumenhof

According to archaeologists, human beings have been making wine for at least 8,000 years–nearly as long as the presidential campaign season.  Over those ages, people discovered how to make palatable wine mainly through the process of trial and error.  Winemaking was more art than science.  These days, enology (the science of wine) plays a larger […]

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RINGING (OR WOULD THAT BE “WRINGING?”) OUT 2015/Ringing In 2016

It’s been a soggy year.  A quick check of local weather records indicates that the Greater Dutzow Area has received about 60 inches of precipitation this year–almost 50% more than average.  Recently, torrential rains resulted in historic flooding that closed several major roads (SEE NOTE BELOW). This calls to mind one of our favorite “old […]

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