Jan. 6 wine of the week

Jan. 6 wine of the week

Dark Horse Pinot Grigio 2017 By Chris and Sherry Hardie Brambleberry Winery Wine in a can was a hot trend in 2018 and will likely continue throughout the upcoming year. Nielsen reported that canned wine sales were a $45 million business last year and surged 43...

Still alive and kicking

When you see your name in the obituaries By Chris Hardie We all have bad days now and then but all it takes is a little perspective to realize things could be worse. You could be dead. So sometimes when people ask how I’m doing, I’ll answer with a quip like “everyday...

Dec. 30 Wine of the Week

Premius Cremant de Bourdeaux Brut (Every week Brambleberry Winery owners Chris and Sherry Hardie review a wine that is not their own. They have been writing a weekly wine column for more than 15 years. The wines are ranked on a 5-star system) The Champagne region of...

December 23 Wine of the Week

Kendall-Jackson Grand Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 (Every week Brambleberry Winery owners Chris and Sherry Hardie review a wine that is not their own. They have been writing a weekly wine column for more than 15 years. The wines are ranked on a 5-star system) This...
From farmer to butcher

From farmer to butcher

One trait that is universal with all small farmers is the do-it-yourself mindset. This is not unique to farmers, but figuring out how to get it done is as ubiquitous to farmers as carrying a pocket knife, pliers or a multi-tool. When there’s a breakdown or a snafu,...