October 2014


by Guest Blogger, Christopher Doran, Winemaker and owner of J Doran Vineyards


People often ask what "Crush" is.  In it's simplest terms, Crush is the period of time when the grapes are harvested, and are then "Crushed" (hence the name) in the process of making wine. Crush runs from late August till November, sometimes extending further due to weather.  But crush is much, much more....