Keep wine on the brain, in the sight and scope, get Self closer to the tasting room, MY tasting room, sister as consulting winemaker (contract permitting)— What am I opening tonight? Red. Something I’m not supposed to. Something with a voice. Something that pushes me to the most expressive and expository of words. What.. in that closet.. my cellarcloset, my smalldarkcellarcolony of wines.
Winemakers never sleep, ever, and especially during harvest, and so should continue this Wildly Wild Wine Writer. Wonder what photos, these storage drives on the desk; old vintages, vineyards during dormancy, barrels, crush pad— everything I hope.