What’s going on out there? I’ve been so into my own thing these last few weeks I’ve inadvertently cut myself off from the outside world. Except not really. I’ve been out to a couple of winery festivals which put me in contact with a very specific cross-section of society. Those winos have their own little subculture going you know. They’re my kind of people.
A couple of weeks ago I was at the first ever Dancing Dragonfly Winery Grape Stomp and Rib Fest. There were ribs, there was stomping, and there was even some music along with the artisans selling their wares.
Last weekend I was at the Chateau St. Croix for another wine festival. This year they had lots more food than they’ve had in the past, as well as a very good selection of artisans to peruse while sipping a glass of vino. Of course they had music. Everything from a thirty-five-piece German oompa band to some low-down blues.
There’s a clear shot between my craft canopy and the wine tent at the Chateau, and Dave over there is always ready to pour me a nice glass of wine. A nice glass. As in big. It’s good wine too.
I’m still trying recuperate from all the activity. One person can take only so much fun, right?
There’s another show on the horizon. I’m heading to Deer River for some more fun at Ruttger’s Oktoberfest in a few weeks. There’s no rest for the wicked.