Sulfites are not a black and white issue and I am certainly not suggesting that all wines should be made with no added sulfites. What I am enthusiastic about is breaking through the industry myth that wines made with minimal sulfites are of a lesser quality or are only for short term drinking.
This story comes from the war diary of my grandfather, Archie Brick, one of the first Americans in Europe in World War I. It is the story of every American doughboy, as told in one man's diary.
Ours is what we lovingly call a “lifestyle business”. You’re drawn to it because you truly enjoy the culture of the industry, and are genuinely passionate about all things vinified, fortified, brewed, bottled, fermented and distilled. It’s a wonderful menagerie of wild personalities, fiery opinions and varying cultures of business.