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…

    15 readers - By Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

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

    … finish). Gold Medalist. QPR: 89. 7.Michel Gassier Les Piliers Viognier 2013, +669531, $18.95: richly aromatic, ripe orchard fruit (peaches), citric finish, better with food, good price. QPR: 89. 8.Bischofliche Weinguter Trier Dom Riesling Kabinett 2011 Mosel, +378828, $18.95: off-dry Mosel Riesling wine with mounds of flavour, 9% ABV. QPR: 89. TOP…

    5 readers - By Gothic Epicures VinCuisine

    Duckhorn releases Canvasback Cabernet Sauvignon from Red Mountain

    … – Duckhorn instead produced Merlot. Carol Reber, chief marketing and business development officer for Duckhorn, told Great Northwest Wine that while Napa Valley is where Duckhorn is based, the company and its winemakers are intrigued by the new frontier of Washington’s Columbia Valley. “We like to explore new regions,” she said. “There’s…

    12 readers - By Great Northwest Wine