• Tim Kuepfer

Into The Grape Unknown

The remarkable thing about trying to start a major project like a vineyard or a winery is how many helpers appear to save the day when you run into challenges.

My culture and my parents’ culture has always dictated that you should protest whenever someone offers you a favour, even if you really need it.  “Oh no, I can’t have another piece of pie… no really… well ok, if you do need to get rid of it before it gets stale… ”

And then I came across a proverb – Accept a favour, seal a friendship.

I thought about it and appreciated the truth behind it.  So now, when a favour is offered, I smile and thank my friend wholeheartedly.  It is through the exchange of gifts and favours that we draw closer bonds between us.

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“Never worry about things you can’t control.” Farming is about controlling everything you can and not worrying about things you don’t control.  And you eventually realize you have control over nothing

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