Recent Articles from Paul Roberts
Not bad for age 41
Balanced wines last, and keep on pleasing.
Growing your own
It took a couple of generations to get far “off the farm,” so going back won’t happen overnight.
Predictions of a Thanksgiving-week snowstorm stranding a family member from California at our house put me behind the wheel on Saturday for the nearest grocery, 45 minutes west in Morgantown, W. Va.
A vintage harvest
The 2013 wine harvest is wrapping up around the region and, despite challenges posed by excessive rainfall in early to midsummer, most wineries report another excellent vintage — the second in a row and, going back to 2010, three out of four.
Picking day dawned clear. As I started up the tree, the trunk was as cool as marble.
My week was spent mourning what seems is the demise of our favorite farm cat, who didn’t return one night after dark.
My deer friends
One has to mark territory; if not, well, maybe I didn’t look serious about protecting it.
Natural wine is the best wine
There may be a time ahead that I cannot release a wine without sulfites but that’s my goal by 2015.
A few words on growing garlic
How can you complete a satisfying harvest ritual in just a few easy steps.
Confessions of a Pinot-phile
Pinot Gris has it all and, yet, cannot — for that, I adore thee.
Rosé all the way
It’s refreshing, typically less intoxicating than red wine and a bright pink glass makes any table prettier.