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  1. Nice saying thanks for posting it. I think you would be a great candidate for a spiritual drum circle. I have one in NJ but I am sure they have them up by you as well.

    Best

  2. Hi Bret,

    I Googled the origin and there doesn't seem to be a concrete origin, although there is quite a bit of debate.

    Ed

  3. I like the tale of two wolves! I'd like to copy and paste on my Facebook wall sometime. Who would I cite as source? -Bret

  4. Hi Dynamo,

    No, I'm not Cherokee, I jut like the philosophy, so I try to feed the good wolf.

  5. Are you Cherokee?

  6. Backyard Vineyard Lecture Series Growing a vineyard in your own back yard is the topic of three interactive classes at the New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. Ed Kwiek, who has maintained his own backyard vineyard in Perinton, NY since 2000, teaches the classes. One class serves as an introduction, while the others focus on installing and maintaining your vineyard, and on making wine from your grapes. Any student who takes all three classes will be awarded a NY Wine and Culinary Center certificate, suitable for framing. Each class costs $60 and includes a tasting of three different hand-made Woods Wine. To register, use this link NY Wine and Culinary Center The center is at 800 S. Main St., Canandaigua. For more information, call (585) 394-7070, or visit WoodsWine.com. Class: BV102–Introduction and Planning This introductory session will provide a high level discussion of what is involved in establishing a Backyard Vineyard. Topics include: site selection, cultivar selection, trellis selection, vineyard layout, cost estimating, and planning. The objective of this class is to familiarize aspiring backyard vineyardists with both the joy of having a backyard vineyard and also the work involved. After taking this class, students will be better equipped to decide if they would like to proceed with installing their own backyard vineyard.
  7. Backyard Vineyard Lecture Series Growing a vineyard in your own back yard is the topic of three interactive classes at the New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. Ed Kwiek, who has maintained his own backyard vineyard in Perinton, NY since 2000, teaches the classes. One class serves as an introduction, while the others focus on installing and maintaining your vineyard, and on making wine from your grapes. Any student who takes all three classes will be awarded a NY Wine and Culinary Center certificate, suitable for framing. Each class costs $60 and includes a tasting of three different hand-made Woods Wine. To register, use this link NY Wine and Culinary Center The center is at 800 S. Main St., Canandaigua. For more information, call (585) 394-7070, or visit WoodsWine.com. Class: BV302–Harvest, Crush, Fermentation, and Press There are many elements included in determining the correct time to harvest your grapes. In this class we will look at those elements, and there will be a hands-on demonstration of using a field refractometer. Crusher types will be discussed as well as a high level overview of the chemical additives recommended during the crush. Both whites and reds will be discussed. We will then move on to the tools and equipment used during the fermentation process. We will have a high level overview of chaptalization, enzymes, yeast selection, nutrients, and punch downs. The various types of presses available, and wine handling after pressing, will be discussed. Upon completion of this class, the student will be equipped with enough information to make wine from grapes on their own.
  8. Backyard Vineyard Lecture Series Growing a vineyard in your own back yard is the topic of three interactive classes at the New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. Ed Kwiek, who has maintained his own backyard vineyard in Perinton, NY since 2000, teaches the classes. One class serves as an introduction, while the others focus on installing and maintaining your vineyard, and on making wine from your grapes. Any student who takes all three classes will be awarded a NY Wine and Culinary Center certificate, suitable for framing. Each class costs $60 and includes a tasting of three different hand-made Woods Wine. To register, use this link NY Wine and Culinary Center The center is at 800 S. Main St., Canandaigua. For more information, call (585) 394-7070, or visit WoodsWine.com. Class: BV302–Harvest, Crush, Fermentation, and Press There are many elements included in determining the correct time to harvest your grapes. In this class we will look at those elements, and there will be a hands-on demonstration of using a field refractometer. Crusher types will be discussed as well as a high level overview of the chemical additives recommended during the crush. Both whites and reds will be discussed. We will then move on to the tools and equipment used during the fermentation process. We will have a high level overview of chaptalization, enzymes, yeast selection, nutrients, and punch downs. The various types of presses available, and wine handling after pressing, will be discussed. Upon completion of this class, the student will be equipped with enough information to make wine from grapes on their own.
  9. Backyard Vineyard Lecture Series Growing a vineyard in your own back yard is the topic of three interactive classes at the New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. Ed Kwiek, who has maintained his own backyard vineyard in Perinton, NY since 2000, teaches the classes. One class serves as an introduction, while the others focus on installing and maintaining your vineyard, and on making wine from your grapes. Any student who takes all three classes will be awarded a NY Wine and Culinary Center certificate, suitable for framing. Each class costs $60 and includes a tasting of three different hand-made Woods Wine. To register, use this link NY Wine and Culinary Center The center is at 800 S. Main St., Canandaigua. For more information, call (585) 394-7070, or visit WoodsWine.com. Class: BV202–Installing and Maintaining Your Vineyard This course will cover how to make your dream of having a Backyard Vineyard a reality. The “nuts and bolts” of starting up and maintaining a Backyard Vineyard will be discussed. Installation topics include preparing your soil, installing your trellis, and planting your vines. Maintenance topics include managing the vineyard floor, training your vines, pruning fundamentals, petiole analysis, and pest control. This is a very practical course that will provide students with the information needed to roll up their sleeves and get to work. If you enjoy having a garden, you’ll love having a Backyard Vineyard.
  10. Backyard Vineyard Lecture Series Growing a vineyard in your own back yard is the topic of three interactive classes at the New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. Ed Kwiek, who has maintained his own backyard vineyard in Perinton, NY since 2000, teaches the classes. One class serves as an introduction, while the others focus on installing and maintaining your vineyard, and on making wine from your grapes. Any student who takes all three classes will be awarded a NY Wine and Culinary Center certificate, suitable for framing. Each class costs $60 and includes a tasting of three different hand-made Woods Wine. To register, use this link NY Wine and Culinary Center The center is at 800 S. Main St., Canandaigua. For more information, call (585) 394-7070, or visit WoodsWine.com. Class: BV202–Installing and Maintaining Your Vineyard This course will cover how to make your dream of having a Backyard Vineyard a reality. The “nuts and bolts” of starting up and maintaining a Backyard Vineyard will be discussed. Installation topics include preparing your soil, installing your trellis, and planting your vines. Maintenance topics include managing the vineyard floor, training your vines, pruning fundamentals, petiole analysis, and pest control. This is a very practical course that will provide students with the information needed to roll up their sleeves and get to work. If you enjoy having a garden, you’ll love having a Backyard Vineyard.
  11. Backyard Vineyard Lecture Series Growing a vineyard in your own back yard is the topic of three interactive classes at the New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. Ed Kwiek, who has maintained his own backyard vineyard in Perinton, NY since 2000, teaches the classes. One class serves as an introduction, while the others focus on installing and maintaining your vineyard, and on making wine from your grapes. Any student who takes all three classes will be awarded a NY Wine and Culinary Center certificate, suitable for framing. Each class costs $60 and includes a tasting of three different hand-made Woods Wine. To register, use this link NY Wine and Culinary Center The center is at 800 S. Main St., Canandaigua. For more information, call (585) 394-7070, or visit Woods Wine.com. Class: BV102–Introduction and Planning This introductory session will provide a high level discussion of what is involved in establishing a Backyard Vineyard. Topics include: site selection, cultivar selection, trellis selection, vineyard layout, cost estimating, and planning. The objective of this class is to familiarize aspiring backyard vineyardists with both the joy of having a backyard vineyard and also the work involved. After taking this class, students will be better equipped to decide if they would like to proceed with installing their own backyard vineyard.
  12. There are many elements included in determining the correct time to harvest your grapes. In this class we will look at those elements,and there will be a hands-on demonstration of using a field refractometer. Crusher types will be discussed as well as a high level overview of the chemical additives recommended during the crush. Both whites and reds will be discussed. We will then move on to the tools and equipment used during the fermentation process. We will have a high level overview of chaptalization, enzymes, yeast selection, nutrients, and punchdowns. The various types of presses available, and wine handling after pressing, will be discussed. Upon completion of this class, the student will be equipped with enough information to make wine from grapes on their own. Classes are held at the beautiful NY Wine and Culinary Center, in Canandaigua, NY. There are hotels and restaurants near the Center, and may Vineyards and Wineries just a short drive away. You can register online by visiting NYWCC.com, Program Schedule, and then selecting the Backyard Vineyard Lecture Series. You can also call the New York Wine & Culinary Center at 585-394-7070 to register by phone.
  13. This course will cover how to make your dream of having a Backyard Vineyard a reality. The "nuts and bolts" of starting up and maintaining a Backyard Vineyard will be discussed. Installation topics include preparing your soil, installing your trellis, and planting your vines. Maintenance topics include managing the vineyard floor, training your vines, pruning fundamentals, petiole analysis,and pest control. This is a very practical course that will provide the students with the information needed to roll up their sleeves and get to work. If you enjoy having a garden, you'll love having a Backyard Vineyard. Classes are held at the beautiful NY Wine and Culinary Center, in Canandaigua, NY. There are hotels and restaurants near the Center, and may Vineyards and Wineries just a short drive away. You can register online by visiting NYWCC.com, Program Schedule, and then selecting the Backyard Vineyard Lecture Series. You can also call the New York Wine & Culinary Center at 585-394-7070 to register by phone.
  14. Growing a vineyard in your own back yard is the topic of three interactive classes at the New York Wine and Culinary Center in Canandaigua. Ed Kwiek, who has maintained his own backyard vineyard in Perinton since 2000, will teach the classes, which are each available on three dates starting Jan. 19. One class serves as an introduction, while the others focus on installing and maintaining a vineyard and on making wine from your grapes. Any student who takes all three classes will be awarded a certificate. Each class costs $60 and will include a tasting of Kwiek's Woods Wine. To register, use this link NY Wine and Culinary Center The center is at 800 S. Main St., Canandaigua. For more information, call (585) 394-7070. Introduction to Backyard Vineyards Tuesday, January 19,2010 6pm - 9pm This introductory session will provide a high level discussion of what is involved in establishing a Backyard Vineyard. Topics include: site selection, cultivar selection, trellis selection, vineyard layout, cost estimating, and planning. The objective of this class is to familiarize aspiring backyard vineyardists with both the joy of having a backyard vineyard and also the work involved. After taking this class, students will be better equipped to decide if they would like to proceed with installing their own backyard vineyard.
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