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
    • Quick Sip: Teldeschi 2006 Estate Reserve Terraluna

      Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is the F. Teldeschi Winery 2006 Estate Reserve Terraluna red blend. F. Teldeschi is a family-owned and operated vineyard and winery in Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley appellation. The family has 70 acres under vine planted to Zinfandel, which the area is well-known for, along with Petite Sirah, Carignane, some Cabernet, a little Gamay, Malvas ...

      Dezel Quillen/ My Vine Spot- 4 readers -

    “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 Mizer- 6 readers -
  • 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…

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

    … and delicious looking at the same time. I visit Lynmar regularly. My last visit was only a month prior and the landscape was covered in tomatoes, flowers, corn, etc. A month later and the garden was covered in rows of leafy greens, hanging gourds and squash galore. I have included photos of both of the seasonal garden plantings here and it is hard…

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

    … decided to check out a couple wineries before lunch. Our first stop was Barr Estate Winery. I first tried Barr Estate wines at one of the family winemaker events in Del Mar, when I saw that they had hired Signe Zoller as their winemaker. I have known Signe for years, and have always enjoyed her wines. I first visited Barr Estates a little over a year…

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