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
    • Review: 2012 Pinot Noirs from Domaine Carneros

      Three new Pinots from Domaine Carneros, all part of the 2012 vintage, including two single-clone varietals, a rare feat in the Pinotverse. 2012 Domaine Carneros Pinot Noir Clonal Series Swan – Each year Domaine Carneros spotlights one of the 12 different Pinot Noir clones grown here by bottling it separately. The 2012 vintage is the first year to feature the Swan clone.

      Christopher Null/ Drinkhacker.comin Pinot Noir- 4 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 -