Published: Friday, October 22, 2010, 9:21 PM
By Susan Sprague Yeske
“If your children are interested in your business and they have an idea, you listen,” he said. In this case, they also said yes.
As they planned and planted, Gary Mount spent a week at Cornell University taking a course in winemaking. He kept buying books, this time on how to make wine.
Wine vines take a while to grow, and their yield increases over time. So newly planted vines produce little juice for wine, which is one reason the grower must wait years for a return on his work and financial investment.