Frank’s COOP Updates

July Update, 2017

July 14, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

July Update, 2017

First Crush Winery gets much of its Cabernet Sauvignon from this hillside vineyard in Suisun Valley, CA. It boarders the Stagg’s Leap District of Napa Valley. Note the rocky mineral-rich soil. In this environment, grape clusters struggle more creating a more intense flavor outcome.

Harvest Social…

FYI: Save


June Update, 2017

June 10, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

June Update, 2017

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February Super Social Update, 2017

May 26, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

February Super Social Update, 2017

Diane still thinks I’m a better kisser!

Social Update…

100+ COOPeratives attended our winter social last weekend. Thanks to Bud and Midge Dey and optometry colleague Mark Snyder, we got all glasses washed that very evening. Just think, I use to give many of you glasses, but


March Update, 2017

May 26, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

March Update, 2017

Spring is Coming Soon

What’s Happening?…

Do you sense winter is waning? I feel that March is that transition month between winter and spring. FYI: I have always had a remarkable flair for the obvious! Non the less, I’m thinking positive. Never a dull


April Update, 2017

May 26, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

April Update, 2017

Our 2016 Cran Blanc showing off its beautiful apricot color in early morning Cape Cod sun.

Wine Availability…

Our new 100% Sangiovese (Rapture) is now available. This is a lighter red wine. In addition, our new Super Tuscan blend (Amore) is available. I know you


May, Update, 2017

May 26, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

May, Update, 2017

A happy couple at our winter social Patriots pep-rally…
but not as happy as we would be one week later.

Winery Update…

All of First Crush’s 2016 wines have been bottled except for our historic big reds, our zinfandel blend (visZINary), and our cabernet blend (Fusion). Those bottles


May Update 2, 2017

May 25, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

May Update 2, 2017

Lucky 11 Porto Santo Stephano… Coast of Tuscany

COOP Social Alert…

We will gather for friendship, comradery and wine tasting, this Saturday, May 27th, from 4-6 pm for our annual spring social. This is a short update simply to nudge and encourage COOP members and


January Super Social Update, 2016

January 24, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

January Super Social Update, 2016

The Critical Flee-Flicker Fusion Frequency

All my First Crush COOPeratives know what Fusion is.
All seasoned football fans know what a flee-flicker is.
But only my nerdy physics minded friends know what the principal of critical fusion frequency is.
Reminisce and enjoy my Fusion induced TV image photo.


January Update, 2017

January 5, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

January Update, 2017

2016 Star Spangled (Sauvignon Blanc) and Innocence (Rose)
Available early February

 

Happy New Year to all…

Since so many in our COOP family are dear friends, I want to share that this has been a difficult holiday season for our family.  Diane’s mom passed just days before Christmas.  We are grateful that we were


December Update, 2016

December 13, 2016

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

December Update, 2016

Demonstration of the Ideal Gas Law in Reverse

Wishing you all Holiday Blessings…

Diane and I wish you all a Merry Christmas and Honokaa season. May it be enjoyed in good health with family, friends and celebrated often with our First Crush wines.

Status of


Thanksgiving Update, 2016

November 24, 2016

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

Thanksgiving Update, 2016

Grape Goodness!

Happy Thanksgiving my friends,

My favorite American holiday is now upon us. Diane and I would like to wish you all a very happy and healthy Thanksgiving. Our daily toils and life’s many obligations often distract us from what is truly important, namely our family, our


Cranberry Crush Update, 2016

October 31, 2016

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
Fostering friendship, learning
and the mutual enjoyment of fine wines

Cranberry Crush Update, 2016

Pucker Up

Cranberry Crush…

I just received 1500 pounds of beautiful dry-picked Harwich cranberries. Our grower is Aaron Gingras and family. I will plan to crush this coming Tuesday morning, November 1st, and I will begin at 8am. Sorry for these midweek winemaking events, but