New World

    Mill River Winery (MA)

    … wine regions. Who knew?! Not me. Until Mill River Winery’s Plantation red wine honors Rev. Ezekiel Rogers, who organized a company of twenty English families to sail to the New World on the “John of London”. In 1639, “Ezekiel Roger’s Plantation” was settled as the town of Rowley, MA. According to the owners, this wine celebrates the brave start…

    6 readers - By East Coast Wineries

    Weekly Interview: Aurelio Montes

    … travelling the world and gaining experience in both the Old World and the New World, Aurelio worked at the Undurraga Winery as chief oenologist from 1972 to 1984 before moving to Vina San Pedro where he worked as technical manager and chief oenologist for four years. Aurelio then co-founded the Montes Winery in 1988 with the goal of making world…

    14 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    WORLD WINE WATCH (LCBO VINTAGES TIP SHEET) FOR SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

    …. QPR: 89. 5.Montes Alpha Pinot Noir 2012 Anconcagua Coast Chile, +143214, $19.95: good quality pinot MVC in the New World style at an affordable price-- red fruit, mocha, some licorice, lovely finish. Cork closure. 14% ABV. QPR: 89. 6.Cantine Ferri Oblivio Nero di Troia 2008 IGT Puglia, +380600, $19.95: very good complexity for the price, red fruit…

    5 readers - By Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

    Duckhorn releases Canvasback Cabernet Sauvignon from Red Mountain

    … to produce a Cabernet Sauvignon. “While our roots are in Napa Valley, we have always had a pioneering spirit,” said Alex Ryan, president and CEO of Duckhorn. “This led us to champion New World Merlot at Duckhorn Vineyards, it took us to the Anderson Valley to make Pinot Noir at Goldeneye, and now it’s brought us to Red Mountain.” The news of Duckhorn’s…

    12 readers - By Great Northwest Wine