We will check the dissolved Oxygen of the Iowa In the Dark first thing Monday morning and will probably then run Nitrogen through the wine in order to eliminate any dissolved Oxygen.

We are starting to feel the pain of unreliable truck deliveries that we’re reading about in the papers. In this case, it is deliveries of bottles. We order them in truck-load quantities five months before we expect to need them. We will get a delivery date as soon as they ship but we can’t rely any more on standard delivery times. For example, we expected to receive a delivery on Monday but it didn’t arrive.