Monthly Archives: October 2014

Vegan Curried Roasted Cauliflower Soup

With Fall in full swing its a great time to explore new rich soups for chilly evenings. The following soup is so rich and creamy you will be surprised that it is made without cream. And the smells that fill the house as you are making it are an added bonus! Ingredients: 1 head Cauliflower…
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Dia de los Muertos (DAY OF THE DEAD)

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated on October 31-November 2 of each year, is a celebration in honor to women, men and children who have passed away, this a tradition that has roots nearly 4000 years old. Dia de los muertos expresses the beauty and mystery of life and death. For many,…
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Thousands Throng To Downtown Geyserville

Earlier this year we were almost into the Spring before any measurable precipitation fell. The recalcitrant high pressure ridge sitting off the West coast for 13 months had growers predicting dire yields, indeed it was imminent that irrigation would no longer be feasible for acres and acres of vineyards all over the region. Come the…
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Week 5 Harvest 2014

Ok...by now it is all a blur of processing grapes as they are picked, pressing the grapes that have turned into wine, and punch downs...ALWAYS punch downs. There are a couple things that distinguished this week from others at harvest...we got our new French oak barrels and we had rain...nothing stops harvest, not even rain…
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