Introducing Samantha Carston: From the Wine Cellar

The wine cellar can be a dark and lonely place.  So we thought we’d shed some light on it and introduce you to one of the faces behind the scene. It’s Samantha Carston: Retail buyer at Schweitzer, jazz/blues singer, and cellar rat extraordinaire. At this stage in the winery evolution, the winery is all about taking. […]

What’s in the Wine Cellar for 2011?

2011 is going to be a fairly eclectic year at the Small House. The Riesling, Viognier, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sangiovese have all finished their fermentation and are resting in the barrels. Here’s what we’ve been up to this harvest season: Last week, we finished pressing the Cabernet Sauvignon. The grapes came from the Mercer […]