Pete’s Autumn 2020 Wine Club Newsletter

Our club release has been rescheduled to the weekend before Thanksgiving, November 20, 21 and 22. We will be releasing both the summer and the fall pickup wines at the same time. Our summer pick up included one Sweet Dragon Semi-sweet Riesling, one [...]

Dragon 6’s Braised Lamb Recipe

Download a pdf of the recipe This recipe was chosen because it pairs well with any of the 3 wines in your club pick-up, really. Ingredients: 3 to 4 lamb shanks 1 medium onion 1 C chopped celery 1 C chopped [...]

Pete’s Autumn 2020 Newsletter

Autumn, 2020 About once a month we get together with the other local winery owners. We take the open bottles that we’ve been using for tasting (they won’t keep until the next weekend), some cheese, some crackers, and some bonhomie. We talk shop, [...]

Fall 2020 Kahleesi Wine Club Newsletter

Greetings Valued Club Members; All of our customers are valued and appreciated. But maybe, just maybe, our club members are appreciated just a tiny bit more. Just a hair. Not much, but enough. And that’s why I’m going to let you in on [...]

Fall 2020 Newsletter

DVQ for the third quarter in the Year of Corona Greetings Friends, Aficionados, and Fellow Wine Travelers; Returning to an earlier theme that I’ve explored in another quarterly, it would seem that my sense of time has not only eroded as regards hours, [...]

Dragon’s Vineyard opens tasting room

By Edie Moro Reprinted with permission by the Tribune News Publisher Pam Petersdorf Published May 28, 2020 When Dragon’s Vineyard and Wine Company owner and winemaker Trudy Salerno finally received the tasting room’s OLCC license on Friday, May 15, she announced to her [...]

The Tour

Dragon's Tasting Room Tour with Pete Salerno May 6, 2020 - we can't open the tasting room because of the Coveid-D crisis, but we can show you the results of our hard work. We are so excited to share the carved [...]

Pete on Gophers

Pete discusses gophers Gophers can destroy a grape vine in a few minutes, a chunk of vineyard in a few weeks. They are a constant source of pain for those who farm grapes. In this video, Pete gives his candid opinion [...]

Memorial Day Memories

Memorial Day Memories Trudy, Pete, and friends remember their time in the military. Trudy remembers the Yazidi & the Peshmurga people Remembering Ken Leisten [...]

Corona Edition Newsletter – April 21, 2020

My fellow Colleagues, Correspondents, and Countrymen; In literary circles irony is often called The English Disease and your author is quite fond of it. He is fond of many things British: Monty Python, hella-quick little two-seater cars, and Stilton cheese being among them. And P.G. Wodehouse. [...]

Spring 2020 Newsletter

To all our Friends, Comrades, and Countrymen; These are certainly trying times to live in. The corona virus has upended life in these, our wondrous United States, as we know it and no one knows for how long. While the emergency hasn’t had an effect on [...]