Discussions on art of barrel-making and the advantages and the use of American Oak barrels at the winery.
Eloquent description of the challenges of pioneering the modern wine industry in the late 1960s and 1970s and establishing European vinifera grapes on the shore of Lake Erie with Tim Hubbard. His experiments blending Cabernet Sauvignon, his spiritual values towards winemaking, and his personal satisfaction of doing meaningful work are explained.
Commentary on what makes Lake Erie wines unique.
Winery announces new bottlings of Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon and character of each vintage highlighted.
Excelsior Champagne: Chardonnay (1986), Pinot Noir and Chardonnay (1988)
Cabernet Sauvignon: 1989
Pinot Noir: 1989
Covered Bridge: Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Underridge White