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Evolution of Hermit Woods Winery’s Petite Blue

by Ken Hardcastle, Winemaker December, 2016 Really excited about the approach of crafting the 2016 petite blue this season. In attempt to break out of the typical approach of choosing a singular press date after macerating the fruit for a … Continue reading

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Hermit Woods Winery Goes High Tech!

If you think Hermit Woods Winery’s wine is good now, it’s likely to get a lot better very soon.  Thanks to an equipment loan from Meredith Village Savings Bank, Hermit Woods has upgraded its entire production line. “We are always … Continue reading

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Lakes Region Wineries to Hold Barrel Tasting Weekend

Get ready for two days of celebrating great NH wine! Six wineries in the Lakes Region have pulled together and are planning to open house for one weekend of touring and tasting in the tradition of many California vineyards. The Barrel … Continue reading

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NH Winery’s Winemaker Balances Science and Art to Create Award-Winning Wine

Just after Thanksgiving, word came out that the “Three Honey Wine” from Hermit Woods Winery had won a silver medal at the American Wine Society’s Commercial Wine Competition, which was held November 8-10 in Rochester, NY.  This was no small … Continue reading

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A Word from Hermit Woods Winemaker

The first year at Hermit Woods has been both rewarding and a tremendous learning experience.  As the Wine Maker, handling far greater volumes of wine and working with new fruit (elderberry, tomato, and rhubarb to name a few) were a … Continue reading

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