Who’d be a wine-maker?


Two years ago, I visited the nascent vineyard of Jody and John, respectively from California and Wirral, UK.
Jody is a world-renowned expert (www.limoce.com) on the environmental impact of the search for, and supply of, natural resources buried underground, and often under water too. John is Captain of a ship that is involved in cross-ocean communication. They met when Jody was attached to the ship assessing environmental issues – a conflict of interests? Not at all, as they are now married and, when not travelling internationally, they are tending their young vines.
Recently we returned (as promised two years ago), socially as we are good friends, but also with a view to catching up on the progress of their boutique, wholly none commercial winery.

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