I meant to write this post when it was current, but late is better than never, right?  I bottled Icarus the other day (December 16).  It’s a strong peach wine and it’s pretty tasty.  It’s got plenty of peach flavor and some spicy peppery stuff going on as well, so it’s really a lot more full tasting that just peaches.  For these strong wines, I’ve decided to commission label art as well.  This one is by Kari Siler, here in Laramie, and man that turned out really nice too.  I never really made the connection between Icarus and the moth with the flame.  It’s good to get the input of someone else’s perspective in creative undertakings.  So, there you have it.

“But why,” you ask, “is it called Icarus?”  I’m glad you asked, there’s a good story that goes with it, or at least I think it’s a good story. Continue reading “Icarus”