Uniquely American Wines: Indigenous Grape Varietals of the United States
In vitis we trust…but not the vinifera. We pledge allegience to the vitis labrusca, riparia, rotundifolia, aestivalis, rupestris, and mustangensis...
International (aka: Noble) Grape Varieties (Vitis vinifera) VS Indigenous American Varietals (aka: wild grapes) It is possible that you’ve never heard of these varietals or tried them because as stand alone grapes they tend not to be used for wine as much as their 7 Noble Grape Cousins (aka: Vitis vinifera)....
BC Icewine Harvest Has Arrived! – Wineries Brave Freezing Temperatures to Pick Grapes
BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start...
Icewine Harvest Has Arrived in BC! KELOWNA, BC. â From the British Columbia Wine Institute (BCWI) BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start picking grapes on December 5 and continuing into the early...
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About the Producer
Junction City, Oregon, United States
A TIP-OFF FROM THE FRENCHAfter several calls from the French who wanted to purchase our 70 acres of south-facing slopes, Robin Pfeiffer learned they wanted the land for wine grapes. The family sold their sheep, and planted grapevines. âThe only thing we knew about wine grapes was that we liked wine...