As a millennial who has not had any reason to create a registry of any kind yet, the photo below shows the extent of the wine glasses that I own. Some of these glasses I actually bought; some were unclaimed remnants from roommates past; and others were apology gifts after a late night casualty by friends who will remain unnamed.
One of our favorite times of the year, harvest season has arrived. This is the time of year that winemakers and grape growers start tasting and testing their grapes and deciding when to pick their fruit. The quality of the grapes is one of the most determining factors in the taste of wine, so there is no question that this time is incredibly important for winemakers.
I mean what? No, but really. Many wine clubs try to find the ‘perfect wine’ for each person, using the way you take your coffee or your preference for sweet vs. savory as an algorithm to narrow down a specific varietal. We agree with this business model in theory - give people what they like. However, it’s the wrong thing to do with wine. Here’s why.
This is another installment of “Meet Your Maker,” where we talk to the wine owners and wine makers of the wines that we feature in our Bottle Bracket shipments. Today, we’re talking to Chris from Senses Wines. We featured Senses’ 2012 Pinot Noir in our June Bottle Bracket shipment.