Winemaker

A winemaker or vintner is a person engaged in winemaking.
Posts about Winemaker
    • Todd Crowell of Spicewood Vineyards Winemaker Profile

      Todd Crowell Todd Crowell is the winemaker at Spicewood Vineyards in Spicewood, Texas. He started at Spicewood Vineyards over two years ago along with an impressive winemaking background. We asked Todd Crowell about his background and his philosophy of winemaking. What did you do before becoming a winemaker (if anything)? I have been involved in wine production my entire professional career.

      Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Lover- 9 readers -
    • Iron Horse Vineyards | Sebastopol, CA

      Iron Horse Vineyards in Sebastopol, CA was by far my biggest wine related surprise of the year. I mean this in the best possible way for a couple different reasons. Iron Horse Ranch & Vineyards I love Champagne, but I tend to stay away from California Sparkling Wines. While there are some standouts, I find many of them too sweet and lacking the tiny, delicate Methode C ...

    • Guest Post: #Vinopanion Roy Jurgens visits Paso Robles

      It is quite the rare occasion here at Vinopanion (WL, FB, Tw, IG) when we greenlight a guest post. But, recently a Vinopanion reader contacted us about possible recommendations for a lovely planned trip to Paso Robles Wine Country (WL, FB, Tw). We had been in Paso again earlier in the year, for my Wildflower Triathlon.

      Ward Kadel/ Vinopanion- 4 readers -
  • Larner Vineyard & Winery | Los Olivos, CA

    … Oftentimes when I visit a winery, I find that I enjoy meeting the people involved in making the wine just as much as I enjoy the wine itself. Such was the case when I visited Larner Vineyard & Winery in Los Olivos, CA. Larner Wines I’m fascinated by the winemaking process and am always excited when I get to chat with a winemaker I admire…

    Wine-ding Road Blogin Syrah- 3 readers -
  • What’s a carboy? If you’re in the wine business, and still curious…

    … use one with any frequency: home winemakers, home brewers, and cider makers. So, I dug around and found what gave birth to that name, because within the name, there’s no obvious clue. It turns out that it’s from the Persian word “qarabah” (قرابه), and from Arabic qarraba, meaning “big jug.” All I can deduce from this is that the pronunciation…

    Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 4 readers -
  • Fall Creek Vineyards at Driftwood

    … After 39 years of winemaking in Tow, Texas, owners Ed and Susan Auler have opened a second Fall Creek Vineyards location in Driftwood, Texas. The property is a perfect fit for the Aulers who were looking to purchase land to build a green (energy saving) building in close proximity to Salt Lick Vineyard. A gorgeous and very spacious home…

    Jeremy Wilson/ Texas Wine Lover- 3 readers -
  • Williams Selyem Winery | Healdsburg, CA

    … letter from Hacienda Winery, asking them not to use the name Hacienda on their label. Fall colors in the Estate vineyards that line the drive up to the Williams Selyem Winery Fall colors in the Williams Selyem Estate Vineyards Fall colors in the Williams Selyem Estate Vineyards In 1984, the winery was officially changed to Williams Selyem…

    Wine-ding Road Blogin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 8 readers -
  • Angela Moench of Stone House Vineyard Winemaker Profile

    … Angela Moench is the co-owner and winemaker at Stone House Vineyard in Spicewood, Texas. At the winery is a vineyard with Norton grapes. Angela Moench is from the Barossa Valley of Australia and the wines at Stone House Vineyard showcase Australian wines in addition to Texas wines. We asked Angela Moench about her background and philosophy…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Lover- 5 readers -
  • Winemaker 2 Winemaker: Conversation with Joel Peterson

    …: Can you describe your philosophy on winemaking in haiku? JP: Nature knows the way do no harm honor spirit Channel into wine NC: Are you working on any exciting projects now that you would like to share? JP: Old vineyards have always been an obsession. I am currently working with the Historic Vineyard Society to designate famous historic…

    Nova Cadamatre- 3 readers -
  • Seth Martin of Perissos Vineyard and Winery Winemaker Profile

    … Seth Martin is the co-owner, winemaker, and viticulturist at Perissos Vineyard and Winery in Burnet, Texas. With the large estate vineyard, the wines produced at Perissos are mostly Estate wines. We had the chance to ask Seth Martin questions about this background and philosophy of winemaking. What did you do before becoming a winemaker…

    Jeff Cope/ Texas Wine Loverin Syrah- 5 readers -
  • José Maria da Fonseca: Portuguese Pride

    … I began The Passionate Foodie, I positively reviewed their 2004 Periquita ($10). stating it was a great value wine. Recently, I tasted the 2012 Periquita, and it is still only $10, remaining an excellent value. It is amazing that this wine has remained at the same low price for nine vintages. A couple weeks ago, I attended a media lunch at Post…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
  • Autumn’s Claire-ity [sic]

    … Tears come easily as I slip back into my routine of neighbourhood walks. My dear friend and neighbour, Claire Festel, only accompanies me in spirit now. From our first meeting, our discussions revolved around our writing. Knowing her made me a better writer. Along with the talented local author Michelle Barker, she had the idea to form our own writing…

    Roz's small fry Blog- 2 readers -
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