2020 is quickly coming to a finish, which means it's prime time to discover the year's harvest. Grape harvesting season typically takes place over 2 months each year, around August to October in the Northern Hemisphere and February to April for the Southern Hemisphere.
To be fully appreciated, some projects require a perspective that only comes with time. One such project is Spain's Cérvoles Celler, the first ever instance of mountain viticulture in Catalonia, and a beacon for quality Spanish single estate wines. And yes, it's also our October's Winery of the Month.
After receiving a degree in classics, Brad Ford was first a carpenter, grant writer and English instructor. In 2004, Brad Ford followed his dad into the vineyards at Illahe and worked his first harvest, and now, he's taken over the reins of head winemaker at the prestigious Oregon winery. His job? To make delicious wines that have a unique character.