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    Dan Gatlin on Texas Wines and Climate, Part I of II

    … The post Dan Gatlin on Texas Wines and Climate, Part I of II appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. [Reproduced with permission] Texas Wine: the Conundrum for Media and Sommeliers Introduction After growing grapes for 34 years (in 8 vineyards with 43 varieties), one of the things I find most difficult to accept as I become a cranky old man…

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    How I Came to Love the Idea of Mechanization

    … Well, the good news is that we no longer need to hedge most of our grapevines. The bad news is that when we arrived at the vineyard two weeks ago, we found the upper third of the vines covered with Japanese Beetles who were partying as though the wine had already been made and they had just broken into the cellar. They were chowing down…

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