Estate Wine

A vineyard ('wine farm' in South Africa) is a plantation of grape-bearing vines, grown mainly for winemaking, but also raisins, table grapes and non-alcoholic grape juice. The science, practice and study of vineyard production is known as viticulture.A vineyard is often characterised by its terroir, a French term loosely translating as "a sense of place" that refers to the specific geographical and geological characteristics of grapevine plantations, which may be imparted in the wine.
Posts about Estate Wine

      “Wine is sunlight held together by water.” … Galileo Gallilei I should not be liking this wine. I am, after all, a Francophile by taste And although I’ve tasted some domestic Pinot Noir using Burgundian yeast and clones and another from New Zealand (same clones, and again with the yeast) and have enjoyed them - doing this only served to establish my preference for the “old ...

      Wine Mizerin Sauvignon Blanc- 6 readers -
  • Review: 2012 Pinot Noirs from Domaine Carneros

    … violets and a touch of spice. Pretty but also lush, this wine could easily be released as is, no blend required. A / $55 2012 Domaine Carneros Pinot Noir La Terre Promise – This is a single-vineyard estate wine from Domaine Carneros, created from a blend of Pinot clones. Here the whole is less than the sum of the parts. The wine is deep and rich…

    Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.comin Pinot Noir- 5 readers -
  • Lynmar Estate Picnic Food & Wine Pairings

    … POPCORN Sprinkled with Tangelo Salt SUMMER HARVEST SALAD Season garden lettuce, shaved scarlet radish, celery & golden beets, Mission fig-yuzu vinaigrette SIGNATURE GOURMET WRAP Smoked Willie Bird turkey wrap, Redwood Hill Farm goat cheddar, house verjus-pickled white onion, Gravenstein apple-raspberry aioli SEASONAL GARDEN & ORCHARD FRUIT…

    Amy Lieberfarb/ Sip on this Juicein Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 5 readers -
  • Four Days in Paso Robles - Day One

    … and panko encrusted salmon topped with aioli. We paired this with the Burbank Ranch Tempranillo. What? Tempranillo with salmon? Yep…it work due to the mustard and aioli. Nice pairing. In studio with David Wilson of Grape Encounters Radio The evening carried on, and the group slowly headed back up the road to Paso Robles and our waiting hotel room…

    The Sommelier Updatein Cabernet Sauvignon Pinot Noir Syrah Malbec- 4 readers -