Firesteed Pinot Noir 2012

This Pinot Noir from the Rickreall Oregon area is fermented is stainless steel tanks, and then pressed in the last days of the fermentation process. As soon as the malolactic fermentation process is complete the wine is racked. A small amount of barrel aged wine is blended in to add complexity to the aroma and

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Diseño old vine Malbec 2013

Two of Argentina’s most highly respected vignerons supply Diseño Malbec from old growth vineyards in Mendoza. Vines grow in fertile soil; rich with old mineral deposits, irrigated by heavy winter snow melt from the Andes glaciers. Diseño is the example from the Mendoza region, the Uco Valley and Lujan do Cuyo areas, of Argentina. The

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Ocean Aged wine?

Josie Ensor writing for the The Telegraph published an article on 26 December 2014 about  vineyard owner Jim Dyke who runs Mira Winery in Napa Valley, California deciding to test aging wine under the sea after reading about champagne being recovered from a 19th century shipwreck selling for thousands of British Pounds at auction.   Let

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Middle Sister Merlot

This wine is a blend of Merlot and malbec grapes. The aroma of vanilla and raspberries are the first things you notice about the wine as you swirl it in the glass. As for the taste this blended Merlot starts with fresh berries, raspberries and strawberries. Those lead into a finish of coco crossing the

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