At Home in the Vineyard: Cultivating a Winery, an Industry, and a Life
"Just like the complex Pinot Noir crafted by Sokol Blosser, Susan's life story is layered and rich. Recounting her journey with passion and humor, we ... Show synopsis "Just like the complex Pinot Noir crafted by Sokol Blosser, Susan's life story is layered and rich. Recounting her journey with passion and humor, we share in the professional challenges Susan faced as an Oregon wine industry pioneer, as well as the personal rewards of raising a family and finding self-fulfillment. Even if you're not a wine lover, you will love reading this touching memoir."--Leslie Sbrocco, author of "Wine for Women: A Guide to Buying, Pairing, and Sharing Wine" "At last, an intelligent, literate, first-hand observation of the beginnings of the Oregon wine industry. Susan Sokol Blosser was there when we were no more than a handful of families with naive dreams and very dirty boots. Not only does "At Home in the Vineyard" capture those early experiences with exuberant detail and humor, but it also provides insight into her family's private challenges of managing vineyards and a successful winery."--David Adelsheim, President, Adelsheim Vineyard "This is a coming-of-age story of a wine region and of a woman. It is about finding and following your destiny, but also shaping it yourself. It is about using every success and setback to fuel your own energy, to do the right thing, and to feed your heart. How could this book be both deeply inspiring and funny? Well, that is Susan Sokol Blosser."--Andrea (Immer) Robinson, Master Sommelier and author, "Andrea's Complete Wine Course for Everyone "