It has begun

The fresh wine grapes arrived in Providence yesterday. Today, I got 12 gallons of juice. Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Grigio. It has been “stilled” with the trusty Campden tablets, and in 24 hours the Montrachet yeast goes in. This satisfies the desire to do *something* … but the concurrent requirement that we not mess up the whole house or break out all the brewing supplies. All the wine has to do is sit still in a corner for a couple of weeks. That’s not so bad, right?

I figure that with the slower-than-expected consumption of last year’s vintage it’ll be no problem to let the Cab sit for a whole year (except, perhaps, for a bottle here and there).

And now, continuing the “for your amusement” trend, a cheesy song by a guy with a cat that looks just like my cat:

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