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The Pinotage Grapes Have Arrived!

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
  The ‪Pinotage‬ has arrived!! The berries taste very sweet with good seed and pulp development. We got Brix readings of 23-24.5, .48 TA, and 3.86pH We will need to do a few adjustments but the berries look great and we are looking forward to the crush! I am still deciding which yeast to use Read More

2016 HARVEST OUTLOOK FOR CHILE

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
2016 HARVEST OUTLOOK FOR CHILE   Musto Wine Grape Company, LLC. has been importing quality Chilean wine grapes for over 10 years. We have developed long lasting relationships in Chile and are constantly growing and developing the program. The vineyards are located between the Andes Mountains and Pacific Ocean. Therefore, the vines have excellent growing Read More

2016 HARVEST OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH AFRICA

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
2016 HARVEST OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH AFRICA The Breede River Valley is surrounded by the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, and is nestled between the Simonsberg and Drakenstien mountains.  Because of this unique topography, cool air from the oceans flows through the valley creating small, cooler micro-climates.  Farmers are able to use the Breede River to irrigate Read More

Red Wine Aromas

6 years ago threadsandvino 1
Every “Wine Wednesday” we have decided to work on some type of wine education. This Wednesday we decided to focus on the aromas in Red Wine. So the first question is – Where do wine aromas come from? Well they initially come from the grape and the terrior. Have you ever heard the quote “you Read More

#CrushedIt

7 years ago threadsandvino 9
          More information on my Chilean Wine to come…  Read More