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Andrew Quady
Madera California USA
From fireworks to sweet wine and vermouth
Interests: enjoying sweet wines with food; creating new wine types; understanding the afffect of soil and climate on wine; hiking in the sierras; flyfishing; food and drink
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Sex in the Vineyard - Weather, Vinifera, and Pollination - Madera, California (Early June 2010) Wondering what this Spring has been like in our Orange Muscat Vineyard? It's been wet and cool so that's put a damper on the business of pollination. This means we've had scraggly clusters with fewer berries. See? They're tiny. The grape growing areas of California are (normally) blessed with a “Mediterranean” climate (mild winters with a long, warm and dry growing season). It was in the Mediterranean region where Vitis Vinifera species which comprise essentially all the important wine varieties: Cabernet, Chardonnay, Riesling, Muscat, (including... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2010 at Sweet Wine with Food
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Mar 15, 2010
Thank you Veronica. It is indeed a great match...and you can mix a little Essensia into the custard if you like and/or incorporate some into the whipped cream. Andrew