- Staffing Up for the Big Reopen
- Tasting Rooms Can Get Ready Now–Don’t Wait
- Donning Masks and Such Things
- 8 Years and Counting–I’m Talking to You Ontario and Quebec
- What BC Wineries Should be Doing During the COVID-19 Crisis
- Women and BC Wineries
- Photographer’s Statement
- One Picture. Two Scraps of Paper.
- Sonnet 73 Reworked
- Free Wine to Nova Scotia Wine Lover
- Moving Taxi NYC
- How Happy is the Little Stone
- Grow the Pie
- Thar She…Is!
- Wine Sayings of My Uncle, 1839
- Thoughts of Dad on His Birthday–In No Particular Order
- 10 Reasons to Free My Grapes
- Daddy’s Day
- A Wee Return to Natural?
- What’s a Good Day?
- One Teacher
- Bucket List of Future Wanderings: Updated
Category Archives: TInhorn Creek
One Picture I took this picture of Tinhorn Creek employees on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:00AM. It was the hardest and the greatest picture I have ever taken. The shutter clicked just before I shared the news with them … Continue reading
How happy is the little stone That rambles in the road alone, And doesn’t care about careers, And exigencies never fears; Whose coat of elemental brown A passing universe put on; And independent as the sun, Associates or glows alone, … Continue reading
The earth is rude, silent, incomprehensible at first; Be not discouraged – keep on – there are divine things, well envelop’d; I swear to you there are divine things more beautiful than words can tell. ~Walt Whitman The vineyard we … Continue reading
Been so long since I’ve blogged but I’ve given up the guilt many year ago, so onward and upward. Today I had a good day. What’s a good day for me? Well, I can tell you, days like this … Continue reading
Today’s is the eve of my 19th vintage at Tinhorn Creek. Technically, it might be my 181/2 vintage since my husband brought in the grapes in 1994 when I was finishing my studies at UC Davis–but I was on the … Continue reading
As some of you may have heard by now, I have been involved in the FreeMyGrapes fight to get Canadians access to Canadian wines. To that end, I purchased a 12 gauge shotgun online from Saskatchewan last week to show … Continue reading
In 2010 I followed ONE Chardonnay vine in front of my home for the entire growing season (April until harvest in Fall). I called it #ChardyTuesday because once a week on Tuesday I would tweet the progress I had seen … Continue reading
I am trying to find balance. Balance between running a business and the idea of being a steward of the land it sits on. Recently, I am fighting a war against nature…specifically the Northern Flicker. It’s a bird. More specifically … Continue reading
>>UPDATE: April 9, 2012 the water flowed!! << Let’s start with some facts: We grow grapes We live in a desert–less than 10 inches average of precipitation per year Grapes need a minimum of 20 inches of precipitation minimum to … Continue reading
A spirited conversation on twitter last week about sub appellations in the British Columbia wine industry was the kick off for a new one hour weekly chat on twitter called BCWineChat. The chat, hosted under the twitter hashtag #BCWineChat, is held … Continue reading
The bands for the 2012 Canadian Concert Series have been finalized this week and it should be quite a rip-roaring time to be had by all. The bands are all from right here in British Columbia. Here’s a taste of each … Continue reading
I returned home from the grocery store and decided to head right back out with my camera. The snow had fallen two nights ago and I knew I did not have to venture too far off our hill to take … Continue reading
I am looking for your ideas for a band for our end of season concert next year (September 2012). If you have been to our concerts before then I do not need to explain to you how seriously fun they … Continue reading
Vineyard Manager Andrew Moon extolling the virtues of Cabernet Franc. For all you Tinhorn Creek Cabernet Franc fans out there, you “get it” already.
I am moving to a new office building. I have been living in “the hole” (lab/shared office/cellar command centre) since 1996. 15 years of no windows (unless you count the Bill Gates kind), a door you have to close to … Continue reading