Blog Entries

China’s Continuing Influence

My time in China continues to influence my life. The most radical aspects have to do with travel. The realization that I could go literally anywhere on the planet and I don't have to get permission to do so. I can just figure out what it takes to...

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Harvest 2017 Update

Harvest is usually crazy but this year seems busier than most. After a super cool and very rainy summer we have had several weeks of warm, dry weather which was much needed.  Unfortunately, the four weather forecast models that I look at this...

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And The Winner is…

I have just returned from the last trip to China as part of the second Ningxia Winemakers' Challenge.  This final trip was so much fun because we were able to finally meet up with the other winemaker contestants, most of whom I had not seen since...

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