Monthly Archives: April 2015

Learning How to Build Wine Barrels with Yann, Master Cooper with Barrel Builders

(Contributed by ¬†Erica Schreckenghaust) In the second installment of our field trip series, we had the honor of going to Barrel Builders, a barrel cooperage, in St. Helena. About Barrel Builders Barrel Builders was created in 1972, by a handful … Continue reading

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SSU Wine Sense Club Students Take Field Trip to Hamel Family Vineyards

(Contributed by Erica Schreckenghaust¬†) – One of the main goals of the Wine Sense Club is to create connections between wine professionals, wineries, and students. We appreciate all of the people who have come to visit us on campus over … Continue reading

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Which Do You Prefer? Dry Creek Valley AVA or Alexander Valley AVA

(Contributed by Erica Schreckenghaust) – Which do you prefer – Dry Creek or Alexander Valley? This was the question on the minds of the more than 40 students who attended the SSU Wine Sense tasting last Thursday. In the end … Continue reading

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