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Winemaker Bootcamp has started!

2 months 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

When you get the cover story for Winemaker Magazine….

2 months 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 months 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

From Making Wine in her Chef Pants to becoming a Professional Winemaker… Maureen Macdonald talks about her Professional Winemaker Journey

1 year ago threadsandvino 1
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” Maureen Macdonald talks about  going from bartender and chef,  to full blown professional winemaker and winemaking consultant.  Winemaker: Maureen Macdonald – On Staff Winemaker & Winemaking Consultant at Musto Wine Grape Company, LLC. (Visit) and one of the founding members of the Women Winemakers of Connecticut (website) Location: 101 Reserve Read More