I stopped by William Church Winery on Saturday to do a punch down of the grapes. It’s a process of punching down through the grapes as they sit on top of the juice. It looks easy but it a challenge to punch through the grapes at first. It get a bit easier as they have been punched down and the juice starts to take on more color from the grapes. This is usually done abut three times a day to keep extracting the juice from the grapes. William Church offered this opportunity to wine tasters this past weekend as part of their Harvest Party. They had quite a good turn out and quite a few people took a turn at punching down and sipping on some 2 Spries and Syrah. We are going to be drinking that wine someday.