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Mother Nature's Story

Mother Nature's Story

Jul. 14, 2020

Today as I was tucking the shoots of the Frontenac vines with my son Isaac I started thinking about some of our first vintages from these vines.   It was mid-September 2009, one of the coolest gr... Read More.


The Vineyards are Bursting

The Vineyards are Bursting

Jun. 02, 2020

Come see our vineyards literally burst into life.  I invite you to see the miracle of budburst that is presently occurring in the vineyards of Parallel 44 and Door 44.  Now is the time to see th... Read More.


Start with Dessert!

Start with Dessert!

May. 07, 2020

As I write this today, in the midst of this stressful pandemic, I hear, see, and feel the desire of many to once again to find the joy of living.  We realize more than ever the importance of enjoy... Read More.


Maria: Moms Are Like Wine

Maria: Moms Are Like Wine

Apr. 29, 2020

Spending time with my Mom is one of those simple pleasures that always gives me comfort.  She turned 90 this year and her memory is starting to fade, but spending time with her is still one of tho... Read More.


Staff Post: Simple Pairings

Staff Post: Simple Pairings

Apr. 23, 2020

Last night, I enjoyed some chocolate cake and Vintners Reserve. It was delicious. I kept expecting that sour tang that sometimes comes with sweet things paired with the wrong wine. But the chocola... Read More.


Inspired to Serve You

Inspired to Serve You

Apr. 15, 2020

Everyone’s lives have changed dramatically in the past month. While we are still busy with pruning and bottling, we too have felt the pain of not being able to open our tasting rooms to offer you ... Read More.


Wine Offers Comfort in Times of Anxiety

Wine Offers Comfort in Times of Anxiety

Apr. 08, 2020

Last week something was sparked within me as a read a recent article by New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov. He noted that we all take for granted how food has the ability to affect us emotiona... Read More.


Introducing Thirsty Thursdays

Introducing Thirsty Thursdays

Mar. 31, 2020

Last week Parallel 44 and Door 44 hosted our first ever Virtual Wine Tasting.  It was great way for Maria and I to connect and enjoy wine even in these trying times. It really emphasized why we dr... Read More.


Let’s Bring the Tasting Room to Your Living Room!

Let’s Bring the Tasting Room to Your Living Room!

Mar. 23, 2020

Yesterday I was giving serious thought as to how we can all work to overcome this challenge of the coronavirus. While we can still buy wine at the winery or at the store or on-line, I believe that... Read More.


Cookies and Wine! A Sweet Treat!

Cookies and Wine! A Sweet Treat!

Mar. 17, 2020

At Parallel 44 and Door 44 we started our spring tradition of Girl Scout cookies and wine pairing flights many years ago and customers still love it!  Being a former Girl Scout and having both of ... Read More.


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