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“The Finger Lakes region has been making great wine for decades, and yet there is still so much room for personal style and approach. We all get a chance to influence what Finger Lakes wine is and what it can be.”
I am so fortunate to have an employer who trusts me 100%. They provide me with all the encouragement and resources to help me best express their site, their home. I have a great view from the office and I have a 2.5 mile commute.
Sebastian Hardy, along with his wife Colleen, started Living Roots, a winery melding the best of their hometowns in the Finger Lakes of New York and the Adelaide Hills of South Australia.
Starting your own seeds can be intimidating, but here’s the thing: Seeds are in the world to transform the world, starting with themselves. A seed germinating is absolute magic.
Like most winemakers now a days I want to be as minimal intervention as possible. I think we all have different opinions as to what that means, but for me it simply means I will not do anything that does not have significant positive impact on the wine.
I think my style could be considered “minimal intervention but not afraid to tweak.” I like to think I approach wine with a solid foundation of biochemistry and microbiology, I know the rules, so I feel comfortable breaking them.