Posts Tagged ‘Crushed Chronicles’

Big Winery Land and Tiny Winery Land – new perspective and a lot of water.

Want to find out what a wine grape harvest really is?  Follow our intern, Sarah Green, as she chronicles her experience as a first time cellar rat.  This entry highlights the close of her new perspective as she navigates a large winery experience. At my new winery adventure, let’s call it Big Winery Land, the […]

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Crushed Chronicles – notes from the intern: A New Scale of Winemaking from Donelan

  Want to find out what a wine grape harvest really is?  Follow our intern, Sarah Green, as she chronicles her experience as a cellar rat.  This entry highlights the beginning of a new adventure of a completely different scale than with Donelan Wines. I don’t even know where to start. I have made my […]

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Crushed Chronicles – notes from the intern: the Donelan experience ends, yet lives forever.

Want to find out what a wine grape harvest really is?  Follow our intern, Sarah Green, as she chronicles her experience as a first time cellar rat.  This entry highlights the close of her time with Donelan Wines. It’s hard to believe, but it’s true: my time in Sonoma and at Donelan has officially come […]

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Crushed Chronicles – notes from the intern: Red Red Wine – the ubiquity of music in winemaking.

  Want to find out what a wine grape harvest really is?  Follow our intern, Sarah Green, as she chronicles her experience as a first time cellar rat.  This entry highlights the beginning of the ubiquity of music in the process of winemaking. Do you really know all that goes into producing the glass of […]

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Crushed Chronicles – notes from the interns: developing knowledge of Donelan Wines.

  Think you want to work a harvest?  Want to find out what that really means?  Follow our intern, Sarah Green, as she chronicles her experience as a first time cellar rat.  This entry highlights the beginning of the offseason and how far Sarah has come. Yep, I’m still here and its beginning to feel […]

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Crushed Chronicles – notes from the interns: Pressing a red wine fermentation.

  Think you want to work a harvest?  Want to find out what that really means?  Follow our intern, Sarah Green, as she chronicles her experience as a first time cellar rat.  This entry highlights hand stain-inducing task of pressing. This is it. Literally – the bottom of the barrel. We have pressed the last […]

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Crushed Chronicles – notes from the interns: (over)filling barrels!

Think you want to work a harvest?  Want to find out what that really means?  Follow our intern, Sarah Green, as she chronicles her experience as a first time cellar rat.  This entry highlights error-prone task of filling barrels. After several weeks in the cellar, I’ve been wondering when I was going to get something […]

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Crushed Chronicles – notes from the interns: Harvest is boot camp for taste buds.

Think you want to work a harvest?  Want to find out what that really means?  Follow our intern, Sarah Green, as she chronicles her experience as a first time cellar rat.  This entry highlights the experience of her taste buds. Lately we’ve been spending a lot of time with our ferments. It’s like working at […]

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Crushed Chronicles – notes from the interns: harvest in full swing.

Think you want to work a harvest?  Want to find out what that really means?  Follow our intern, Sarah Green, as she chronicles her experience as a first time cellar rat.  This entry highlights processing fruit and punching down fermenting wine. I’ve been dreaming of grapes, tanks, and destemmers, but mostly destemmers. The cellar seems […]

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Crushed Chronicles – notes from the interns: racking barrels.

Think you want to work a harvest?  Want to find out what that really means?  Follow our intern, Sarah Green, as she chronicles her experience as a first time cellar rat.  This entry highlights the not infrequent task of racking barrels. There seems to be no end to things that are a complete novelty to […]

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