David Coffaro Vineyard and
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Sunday October 18, 2020

8.........:15

Sunday is pizza as usual, A little crispy tonight because it is still HOT over on my BBQ where I cook pizza. It was still 100 hundred today on my official temp in my box, but you see even the website says 97+ in my Davis which I think to this day is not high enough on the top and not low enough on the low............temp readings..........it is upsetting but not the most important thing right now.

Sure the election is coming up.........important........

But there is our fermentation of the slow fermenting Dave's Cuvee so everything looks good right now.........

So Cory, I guess I should mention his name, he is the cat that is lazy and did not find the Rat.......So I see him out side for the last two nights at 7:30 after the sun comes down SSSSSSOO is he looking for the newest Rat. I say newest, I have to admit, he has caught to big ones before and brought them for us to see. Of course I had to pick it up quickly before Pat saw them......sorry......I have no problem picking them up very quickly with two fingers.......OK two fingers only for a few seconds is OK.......I just wash my hands.......seriously do you think a Rat or mouse will give me a virus.....I digress......

Talking about suggesting a Mouse. Have you heard about our new proposition in California? Disney is so upset!! They may be charged what they should be for taxes. It is a long debate....look for it..........

But it will not hurt me. I am exempt because I have to be assessed at $3,000,000. I am assessed right now for the whole property at 2Mil.....I am sure if I sold now I could get that or more. But like I said look it up if you are worth more than.......3,000,000.......complicated...............

I want to make this clear, I am not against taxes like Republicans. I want to pay more fair share.......I can see both sides though

49ers........IPA.......yes

Monday October 19, 2020.....15 more days

7+

So I am thinking about Plaid, I know that is crazy, but it would be my last Tesla...........

The Fermentation of the 2020 Dave's Cuvee is doing well.

Our Club is going out tomorrow and Wednesday and I will have enough to buy my Plaid? Should I do it?

So the Plaid is the new Tesla Model S that will come in production in 2021? As we know sometimes Elon is optimistic.......

He says it will have a range of 500+ miles and go 0 to 60 in under 2 seconds.........maybe I should have my last Tesla?

Like I said our club is going out starting tomorrow, Susie does a great job organizing the charges and Pat and Catalina are great doing the labels..........Fed Ex is horrible!! We could not generate the labels over the weekend so we had to constantly call and Ask what is going on........long story........but it was finally figured out so we had to delay pick up and shipment until tomorrow.........

OK the cat, no he did not get the Rat, it was found in the winery in a corner. Catalina says, the rat did not look healthy so sad, maybe he wanted a warm spot to die...........I know Disney, look at that proposition if you are in California............IPA......

Tuesday October 20, 2020.....14 more days

What else is new!! My left foot is a problem again!! I went on the treadmill finally because I was fully recovered on my left foot and as soon as I went to do 10 minutes very carefully, I  noticed a new pain in the ball of my left foot, not in the middle, like before,.,.........Why!!

I have no idea but now I am in more pain than before......Obviously, I am old.......But I went still to Safeway........

The Club went out today and it went well and our Dave's Cuvee fermentation is moving a long, but slow, so I am a little concerned,,,,,,,,,,,........

BECAUSE last year when we had trouble the Dave's Cuvee was stuck, because of the power shut offs, this year so far we are fine..........OK,

Backup options are still an adventure.......More to come

Wednesday October 21, 2020.....13 more days

7+

Today was when we packed up our customers 12 Pack Club, so they get 12 bottles every 6 months, and they are about a third of our wine club, the other customers went out yesterday with a 6 pack.

The Dave's Cuvee that was slow fermenting has done well and will be pressed tomorrow.

I have, had a close friend since 1961 and he sent me again some Trump conspiracy theories so it was hard for me. He still, I guess is going to vote for Trump. I told him Trump is dividing the two of us and the whole nation, I assume he will not respond........He is a very intelligent person so I am confused!! I guess I do not get it and do not see his side.......

My Ball on the foot gave me so much trouble last night, I had trouble to sleep. Remember I never sleep well, because I am always thinking about the next day.......

I have heard about Kristin Hannah and I think I did open up her most famous book The Nightingale and I saw it was about War, so I skipped it but I found one of her books in 2010 on Amazon Unlimited. It is the best book I have read in a long time. I must say I like unpredictable, mostly mysteries but this book was about more. I must say I am a romantic, my best book is Gone With The Wind so some of you should take that in consideration...........

So True Colors by Kristin Hannah is a great family and love story very depressing at times and somewhat predictable, but I thought True to life and great character studies. I am starting The Nightingale Again!!

Thursday October 22, 2020.....12 more days

7

We pressed our Dave's Cuvee and it will go dry................so a success

I am up to the debate soon, I have it recorded........

Saturday October 24, 2020.....10 more days

Happy Birthday Pat

My foot is worse!! I hit my foot the other night getting up the stairs for the debate. I realized, I was having trouble right away but I did survive the debate.

But I could not sleep.......I think everything was getting better, but now.......I went on the treadmill two days ago and everything on my left foot is in bad shape.....I am not giving up on my treadmill, it helps with my balance. But I suppose my stress fracture was not completely healed.

So yesterday morning, I had to sleep in........7:15 Am.......after the stock market opened, but I knew there was little to do. TSLA is doing fine, not many changes recently. So I got up and had a lot of trouble getting down here to see WHAT is happening in the world........I look at CNN and CNBC.......So I was fine after icing the foot.

Monday October 26, 2020.....8 more days

8-

Again, this is my diary, I say what is on my mind. I say what I think of my wines and other passions.....

Pat had a great birthday with Kate, Susie and Bryan here!! I tasted our new wine............

First of all Susie, is coming next weekend to HOPE Trump is defeated. I think we will have a good idea on November 3...........That said. Kate and Bryan's anniversary is on November 3 so it will be interesting for them.

I have 6 samples of our 2020 wines and I tried a few tonight and will try again tomorrow. I was not impressed with the last grapes we got from the Alexandria Vineyard wine we hope to make a Cabernet.

I know I say my Treadmill caused my foot to be activated again.....sure I bounced on the Treadmill, but I guess my stress fracture was not healed. Today, I am doing better with ice three times a day, but now tonight, I have no problem........could it be Grass or also IPA........

The Market was down today, I assume it will not be long until it goes up again so I am buying tomorrow and also 15 TSLA I did today.

I will be up early tomorrow morning, at 6:30........I want to buy Cruise and Airlines, they are down again.............just think in two years, these stocks will be a tipple or more. There will be a vaccine and we will have a different President........HOPE

Tuesday October 27, 2020.....7 more days

8- so 7:45

OK, I have heard we will not get official results in many states after the election on November 3. I may be up all the night on November 3 since I believe,,,,,,,,,,,,,,...........my hope we will have a good idea who is President in the next year.

I tasted some of our 2020 wines again this evening and I am sure now, the Cabernet we took in from a new grower is sound. So I did not taste or smell any smoke taint.

I have heard our Neighbor's to the south only half a mile did not harvest any of their fruit. But make this clear, I only heard from a customer who was here for tasting.........I have no idea why these neighbors would not harvest. I could call or I could ask my customer how he found this out, but Pat said, I should stay out of it. OK. It does not make a difference for our wine so I will let it die...........


I did sell my trade for TSLA and bought a few shares of airline stocks and cruise.

My foot is OK, but still a concern so I need and IPA.........Why is it still hurting. I guess I moved around today too much.......really, no way. I did move a little more than usual. So I guess I can not go on my Treadmill for awhile.........I am not happy, It is an adventure being old, but it keeps me a live........

I am up early tomorrow again to buy.......I could be wrong, but I think The United Sates would be in big problems!! Do you really think the Airlines and Cruise Lines will not be popular in 2 years......The Market looks a head, just look at Tesla, we think there could a big change........I digress

but if these Cruise Stocks and Airlines are going down......I am in.....buying.


How many times I have to say this......In two years, we will get back to a new normal and there will be a vaccine in 6 or 8 months. And then things will be better............

Up for politics and World Series and The Nightingale

OH, Tomorrow is Another Day


Wednesday October 28, 2020.....6 more days

730

another night getting close to the election. I just want to make this clear, who ever you vote for is important so please vote...........

Yes I did buy a little of Cruise Stocks and Airline stock and they were down big today.......and I even bought a little of Tesla.......all are at a loss now so I will buy more tomorrow if low,,,..,.,........buy low sell high

so I just went to pick up 4 ounces of IPA.......this time Stone the original IPA........nice

I checked out a few of our wines today and they are great, but Jose brought me in three samples of other wines...........they may be slowing d0wn like all years.........Every year is another challenge and it is fun..............Adventure, keeps me a live

So the Cab from the other vineyard is OK..........But not next year.....

Thursday October 29, 2020.....5 more days

7+

He is a family member so it was concerning last night with little sleep. Our cat did not show up for dinner, Fancy Feast so We were concerned.......He did show up this morning and was subdued so do cats have off days,........not usually

Yes I did not buy some more this day. My trades with Cruise Stocks and Airlines are even now BUT I see earnings for Fang stocks were good, but their stocks are down in after trading so I assume I will have losses tomorrow morning when I get up before 6:00AM...............

I may buy more but I will see what develops. It looks like The Market may be heading down So buy low sell high.........

The generator for the winery is still not in action!!!!!!!!!!!!! This started in February and after spending $50,000 I have no back up for the winery..........OK, the season is over so I will wait and see if these 3......Three companies involved have their act together..............

I just tried Torpedo IPA.......A lot of complexity like our wines?

Friday October 30, 2020.....45 more days, but also 2 more days when it will gt dark about 5 pm

8

OK, another day of little sleep, sure I do drift off  but I always know the time..............

I have a profit on my airline and Cruise stocks, and Pat agrees eventually Cruise and Air lines will be having so much demand. I just think eventually......just think...........Just think!!!! We will have a vaccine and people will feel OK, to go out but still wearing a mask. But everything will be different, but all open.........

I see a big surge in the Market,,,,,......,.,Remember I am still right about: When a democrat president is in office the Market has done much better.......look at the facts.......not fake......

My cruise trades and airlines, are trending up even though some high fliers are down more than 10% in two days...I did buy more Tesla and even bought 10 shares of Zoom even though I think, it would take many years for them to justify their valuation. I know I think in this new time like when I was investing full time in the late 60's and early 70's. We looked at what some of these new emerging companies will do in the Future.......so all I hear is Zoom. Way in the future but I only bought 10 shares for now

The Market was down again and could go down next week so I am prepared to buy more. I am still in 60% cash...........................

Now I am trying a Maximus, nice also so tomorrow I will try Torpedo and compare.....always blind tastes.

The election....so Susie is coming up tomorrow to stay....for awhile because she needs to be with us. I assume that means she wants Biden to win....

I need a break so maybe I will try a Torpedo ttoottoo this Maximus...........enjoy

Saturday October 31, 2020.....3 more days, but also 1 more day when it will get dark about 5 pm

Susie is here and we are stressed out. She did not want to be down in The City on Tuesday..........She likes IPA, so we will have a good time.......but

OK, I needed a break, I ordered the fight for $75, it will be an escape..........





Dave

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