Submitted by Kelly on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 22:52
I know what you're looking for: the September 2011 Tribe Newsletter and..
Molly's Nature Report
In September, Molly was fortunate to host, for the second time, the Silverlake Country Club’s Vintners’ Golf Tournament and winemaker dinner. Part of her duties included manning a wine pouring station on the course at the “turn.” This important responsibility came with perks as well: She had time to observe the wildlife on the course between foursomes.
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Submitted by Kelly on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 08:10
Submitted by Kelly on Mon, 06/25/2012 - 22:35
For the full Tribe Newsletter & tasting notes, click here. In the meantime, enjoy the nature report:
This nature report is a bedtime story – not to worry, it will still be rated PG-13 – about the current sleeping arrangements in Molly and Charlie’s bedroom. Since Austin has joined the DCVS&NP, things are getting very cozy. On any given night, Molly and Charlie, Austin (70 pounds), Vivie (the bichon fries and 15 pounds), as well as at least one cat, if not two, are present in the king size bed. Charlie has recently determined that he is allergic to Vivie, so when she tries to cuddle up next to him (a rare occurrence – she usually sleeps on Molly’s pillow, wrapped around her head), he protests. Therefore, a Maginot Line, the Mason-Dixon Line, an invisible Great Wall of China, if you will, has been created down the center of the bed. When Charlie feels something with paw pads press up against his back in the middle of the night, a variation on the following conversation occurs: Read more about June Tribe Newsletter & Winery Update
Submitted by Kelly on Mon, 02/27/2012 - 08:08
We're proud to share the February 2012 Tribe wines with great newsletter stories from Molly & Charlie. Enjoy the tasting notes, nature report and winemaker's update by clicking here. To get you started, here's a great story from Charlie. Read more about February Tribe Newsletter
Submitted by Charlie on Tue, 08/30/2011 - 23:01
As a winemaker, I’m captivated by the winery: barrels, tanks, hoses, young wines, cases of maturing wine, wine of all kinds. The winery is my home base -- but the tasting room is where the wine comes to life. The tasting room is our opportunity to connect the wines to the people who will love and enjoy them. It’s our place to meet and keep up with our loyal Tribe, to share a glass, make new friends and enjoy the products of our hard work. We work hard to make sure that the folks in our tasting room know how to create fun, interesting and delicious experiences for you when you call, write or visit. Molly, Lucas, Kelly and I enjoy spending time in the tasting room as the winery and travel schedules permit, but we work hard to hire great people to take the helm at the tasting room year-round.
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Submitted by Kelly on Sun, 03/20/2011 - 22:14
Once again Molly and Charlie find themselves in Alexandria, Louisiana. You may remember last year’s Nature Report from here concerning the mating of trees. They are a little early for the pollen this year, but just in time for the mating frenzy of the birds. Mourning doves, cardinals, sparrows, mockingbirds, you name it, they are calling to each other, staking out nesting sites, building nests, and, in the case of one mourning dove, already sitting on eggs. Molly and Charlie are staying with Scott Howett, the sales manager for the winery’s Louisiana distributor, at his townhouse condo in Alexandria. He has a hanging planter outside his front door that a mourning dove has nested in and is brooding on already. Everyone sticks his/her head out the front door periodically to check on her and, depending on the wind, she’s either looking right back at them or they’re looking at tail feathers. This dove totally believes in the power of holding still as camouflage – she hasn’t moved in six days. In addition, it appears that male mourning doves do not provide food or protection for nesting females. Bummer.
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