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Why Do Grapes Taste Different Than Wine?
Drew has the science and the perfect way to explain it to you. Cheers!
How many clusters in a bottle? How many bottles in a barrel? How many vines for a barrel? Drew covers it all!
Barrels & Oak 101
Why Oak and why do we use barrels at all? Drew gives an in depth look at barrel usage and barrel making.
Components Of Wines
We all know wine is made from grapes, but what is wine actually made up of? You may be surprised.
Red vs White Making
It's not a debate on which is better, Drew simply breaks down the difference between the two. Enjoy!
Walla Walla AVA
Drew gives a break down of the 7 main areas in the Walla Walla AVA and why wine grapes grow so well here.
The Rocks AVA
Want to learn about one of the most distinct AVA's in America? Drew dives deep into "The Rocks".
Grape Varieties 101
Drew gives a high level overview of what makes grape varieties different in the vineyard and in the cellar.
How do grapes with sugar turn into wine with alcohol? Drew breaks it all down in this video.
What is the "Cap" in red wine making and how is it "Managed", don't worry, Drew has you covered.
Making Rose 101
Roses have been around for a long time, but they're very popular recently. Drew simply explains how they're made. Enjoy!
All About Acid
Acid makes up a big part of wine and winemaking decisions. Drew breaks it all down here.
EXTREME Heat & Vines
We had some EXTREME heat in June 2021. What does this do to the vines, fruit, and this vintage? Drew breaks it all down.
Screwcap Vs. Cork
Drew breaks down screwcaps and corks, along with the perception, costs, & O.T.R.
McClellan Vineyard Visit - Aug. 4
Drew checks in on the Cabernet at McClellan and explains GDC trellising.
Seven Hills Vineyard Visit - Aug. 4
Drew visits Block 25 at Seven Hills. He looks at verasion and air drainage.
After racking, these barrels need to be cleaned before wine goes back in, Drew explains here.
Watch as Drew goes through and explains the monthly process of topping up barrels. Enjoy.
Ciel Du Cheval Vineyard Visit - Aug. 13
Drew takes a walk through Ciel Du Cheval vineyard on Red Mountain.
Pitching Yeast into Les Collines Syrah
Drew inoculates his Syrah for fermentation. He shows you how to hydrate yeast and talks about this important step.
Drew shows you how he inoculates the Viognier in barrel. He talks about the yeast strains he chose and why he decided on those specific yeasts.
Checking In On Rose
Drew makes sure the fermentation is going smoothly with our Rose. He talks through fermentation temperature and what to look for as a winemaker.
Drew stirs the lees on some of his red wines. He explains what it does and why he does it to his wines in barrel.
Ride Along & 2021 Vintage Update
Ride along with Drew as he drops bins and discusses this years vintage so far!
July 2022 Vintage Update
Drew talks about the current status of this vintage and how the cooler spring has shaped this vintage, so far.
Petit Verdot (2020)
"The LGM" G.S.M. (2020)
Max Q Merlot (2019)
Max Q Syrah (2019)
Max Q Syrah (2020)
Cabernet Sauvignon (2019)
Les Collines Syrah (2019)
"The LGM" G.S.M. (2019)