Frank’s COOP Updates

August Update ~ 2018

August 20, 2018

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
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August Update ~ 2018

Welcome to First Crush Winery

Greetings First Crushers…

This is the time of the year I begin to plan for the exciting and demanding wine making season that lies just weeks ahead. Hard to believe, but this marks the seventh formal vintage season of our winery. Before that, there were many of you


July Update ~ 2018

August 2, 2018

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
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July Update ~ 2018

Just Sayin’

Happy mid-summer to all…

The All Star break is over… keep your eye on the ball! Speaking of keeping your eye on the ball, I have an eye doctor tip for the golfers. Cup both hands together, make a small hole about an inch round, hold your hands as far in front


June Update ~ 2018

June 11, 2018

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June Update ~ 2018

Rapture and Amore… Ready for a glass near you!

It’s a wonderful time of the year…

With that said, I am getting to an age where I am learning that every time of the year is wonderful. As for now, the young green leaves are back, the flowers are blooming, the days are warming,


May Update ~ 2018

May 3, 2018

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May Update ~ 2018

Greetings First Crushers:

On a Personal Note…

Diane and just returned from a few days in Florida. Thankfully, we had great weather during our week’s stay and our batteries are now recharged anticipating the Cape’s busy season ahead. We attended a private optometry study group conference, called PMA (Practice Management Associates) in Fort


March Update ~ 2018

March 31, 2018

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March Update ~ 2018

Happy Easter

Time Marches On…

The last days of March are giving me hope that winter is finally waning. My optimistic nature is counting on a farmer’s almanac rule-of-thumb, “In like a lion, out like a lamb.”

Winemaker’s Update…

As I mentioned in my last update, we are gearing up


February Update ~ 2018

February 28, 2018

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February Update ~ 2018

Winter ProjectI think it looks grape!

Wine Maker’s Report…

If I wait any longer, this would become my March update. I’m glad all the other months have more days, but if we have to pick a short month, a winter month is acceptable. Diane and I have been enjoying this less


Super Social Update ~ 2018

January 25, 2018

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Super Social Update ~ 2018

GOAT

Our Winter Social will be SUPER…

Here we go again. This coming Saturday’s winter social, 4-6pm will once again be a Pats Pep-Rally for the upcoming Super Bowl. Dress code is not optional. Patriots garb is the theme. If not, we will “Pat” you down at the


January Update ~ 2018

January 11, 2018

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
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January Update ~ 2018

What do we do on Cape Cod in the winter?
You’re getting warmer!

January 27, 4-6pm… Our Winter Social…

Diane and I wish you all a healthy, happy and meaningful holiday season. Always a time for reflection, renewal and a time to enjoy family and friendships. In the process, I expect


December Update ~ 2017

December 25, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
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December Update ~ 2017

My contribution for those wishing for a White Christmas

Merry Christmas my friends……

Diane and I wish you all a healthy, happy and meaningful holiday season. Always a time for reflection, renewal and a time to enjoy family and friendships. In the process, I expect most of you will toast the season


November Update, 2017

November 23, 2017

First Crush Winery Cape Cod ~ Newsletter
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November Update, 2017

Many thanks to all of the coop faithful that lend a helping hand or two this wine making season.

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours…

Thanksgiving is my personal favorite holiday of the year, and I often hear the same sentiment from others. It’s all about family, friends, reflection, and giving


Second October Update, 2017

October 27, 2017

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Second October Update, 2017

Elixir of the Gods

Website…

If you have burning anxiety because you may have missed a Coop update, God forbid, our First Crush Winery website… firstcrushwoo.wpengine.com, provides easy access to the last few updates.

Our Ship Came In…

Our website is now functional for online ordering. If a Coop member


Press Alert 2, September, 2017

October 2, 2017

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Press Alert 2, September, 2017

Press Schedule…

If any of you can assist, our final press days will be this coming Wednesday, October 4th for our Sangiovese and the following day, Thursday, for our cabernet. Please note…if I test an incomplete conversion of sugar to alcohol with the Sangiovese on Tuesday, I will send a