Production notes for three wines for our EV Final

It mightn’t have been smart of me to pick the frozen grapes feeling as poorly as I did, but it was an experience I wanted.  The exam in Soils followed a couple of hours after our frozen excitement; I was still shivering.  The EV final was a take-home, two questions worth 50 points each.  I couldn’t even read the questions my head ached so much.

Feverish and coughing, I spent the next two days sleeping as the headache didn’t allow for any activity at all.  When I could finally see enough to read and begin to think I began working furiously as I had way less time to finish than I would have liked – details were difficult to even consider and that is what the point of the final was.  Did we really know how to make wine?  Looking back at what I wrote I see several things that were in my notes didn’t make it into the final exam.

Final exam: B, same as my soils exam actually.  Two days later my wonderful husband came home early and took me to the doctor.  I came out with a diagnosis of pneumonia, a prescription for antibiotics and codeine cough medicine.  The elephant on my chest has moved on, but there is still a rattle there and my cough is disturbing to those around me.  Thankfully, I have regained some of my mental faculties or we wouldn’t be at all ready for Christmas as it rapidly approaches!

One thought on “Production notes for three wines for our EV Final

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s