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Winemaker Interview: Michele McAuliffe of R Dee Winery

9 months ago threadsandvino 0
In this week’s Winemaker Interview Michele McAuliffe talks about how her Grandfather inspired her and her husband Mark to open their family winery. “R Dee Winery is a family owned winery with a focus on grape to glass by utilizing grapes from regions that grow them best. Our grandfather, Richard Dee, taught us to put Read More

Save 6 Trees while Enjoying Delicious Sauvignon Blanc

1 year ago threadsandvino 6
So I know I’m a little late for Earth Day but it’s also “Thirsty Thursday” and I’m enjoying a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc that when purchased saves 6 trees! Not many of you may know this about me…. but I used to rock a hat that said “Tree Hugger” on it so this winery really Read More

Winemaker Interview with Manuela Astaburuaga of Correa Ablano, Chile

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
Winemaker Spotlight Interview with Manuela Astaburuaga I want to give a big Thank you to Manuela Astaburuaga for taking the time out of her busy wine schedule for this winemaker interview.  One of the best things she ever told me was “I really don’t pay attention to the winemakers. I love to taste different wines from Read More

Why I’m making South African Shiraz this year

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
South African Shiraz is an under rated wine in the US. It is deep ruby in color with vibrant red fruit, baking spice notes, rounding out with notes of anise and black pepper. It is a complex wine with many layers of flavor. Unfortunately, there are not many distributed in the United States, so it’s Read More