Archive for September, 2014

lummi island wine tasting Sept 27 ’14

Another Fall Equinox Here is Sunset from our place on the Autumnal Equinox. We have kept track of these things over the years, as you can see by searching our archives for terms like equinox, solstice, and any of the cross-quarter days (Halloween, Groundhog Day (aka Candlemas), May Day, and of course, “Lughnasadh,” and No […]

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lummi island wine tasting sept 20 ’14

Faces of Sangiovese Sangiovese is the red grape we most often associate with Tuscany and Central Italy. In particular, it is the dominant grape in the Chianti Classico region which stretches south from Firenze (Florence) toward Siena, while a variant of the grape, sangiovese grosso, is the dominant grape in the southern Tuscan wine region […]

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lummi island wine tasting sept 13 ’14

Ahhh. Labor Day Studio Tour is usually our busiest weekend of the year. Beginning Friday night and then all day Saturday and Sunday, it’s almost like running a real business! OMD! This intensity is then immediately  followed by the Island-wide madness of getting ready for annual Drydock, with the locals running to town to get […]

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lummi island wine tasting Sept 6 ’14

Reminder: CLOSED This Weekend! You would think it would be easy for retired folks with a sailboat to take off any time they want for as long as they want. And, honestly, I don’t know why it is so difficult to arrange. But for some reason it is difficult. However. at the moment it looks […]

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