• Ravenswood Winery: Besieged (2014)

    10 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    It's no secret that beer and wine share a common heritage that dates back to the earliest days of human civilization. Both drinks are produced through the fermentation of grape and grain, respectively - two of the world's oldest crops - but it's the winemaker who has more often maintained a more intimate relationship with the agricultural landscape over the centuries. Thanks to industrialization and modern transportation, the various labors required to make beer are often separated by great distances and divided by vocation. While one farmer grows hops, another raises grain destined for...
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