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

    …, if you ask me, is that it is located only a short walk from the tasting room. This 3 bedroom and 3.5 bath rental home is perfect for 6 guests. Lynmar Estate Advocates Club Members receive priority access and preferred rates. And the members also receive wine….another great reason to join. The views, decor and kitchen would make any group or family…

    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 -