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Winemaker Bootcamp has started!

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
Winemaker Bootcamp has started at Musto Wine Grape Company today! Making some South African Pinotage. Working with two different yeasts, BDX and D80. Going to be an interesting wine! These grapes are from the Breede River Valley and should display notes of cedar-toned plums, dark berries, backed by a smooth textured tannin structure when its Read More

Winemaker Interview: Grettchen van der Merwe of South Africa

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
This week I was lucky enough to meet Grettchen van der Merwe. Grettchen is a winemaker and viticulturist from South African who exports wine grapes to the US for home winemakers and wineries. She studied at the University of Stellenbosch to become an oenologist and has worked in the wine industry for over 10 years. Read More

When you get the cover story for Winemaker Magazine….

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
When you get the cover story for Winemaker Magazine and you see it in Barnes & Noble #pinchmeimdreaming 💕✨🦋🍷🥂🎉 Winemaker Magazine is a bible for our industry. I feel so honored to have been able to contribute to the magazine that has taught me so much. You can pick up the Magazine from their website Read More

Anyone up for a trip to Chile?

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
As the grapes begin to harvest we reflect back on the amazing trip that we had in Chile. Check out our Chilean itinerary below. Anyone up for a trip to Chile? Because we can’t wait to go back and visit! Day 1: Colchagua As we drove through the Colchagua Valley I couldn’t help but feel Read More

Monday Wine Fact: Love sparkling wine?

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
Love sparkling wine? Legend has it that Champagne’s inventor Dom Perignon shouted, “I’m tasting the stars!” after experiencing the drink’s carbonation. The sparkling wine featured in this picture is the @apaltagua Costero Brut. A delicious sparkling wine from Chile. 60% Chardonnay 40% Sauvignon Blanc – this wine delivers notes of crisp apples mixed with delicious Read More

Dreaming of Chilean SB

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
Woke up dreaming about days in Colchagua & Curico. Did you know some Winemakers in Chile are starting to make their Sauvignon Blanc in a New Zealand style? This Vina Correa Albano SB had delicious notes of guava, passionate fruit, and citrus. The nose jumped out of the glass and the palate had a crisp, Read More