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What's Happening

August 8, 2018

Veraison. This is the term given to the phase when grapes begin to change color, soften, accumulate sugars, and metabolize acids. It seems to sneak up on us every year. As these first signs of ripening appear, we begin texting photos to our fellow VT winegrowers to see if they’re seeing the same signs in their vineyards. It has been an uncharacteristically hot and dry summer and we are seeing . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 4:55 pm

July 21, 2018

Sangria Made with Ragtime Red

This refreshing summer sangria is packed full of berries and our Ragtime Red is the perfect wine with just right amount of sweetness.

Ingredients: 1 bottle Ragtime Red wine

1 liter seltzer (flavored or unflavored, your choice)

1 cup pomegranate blueberry juice (or similar)

3/4 cup Brandy (optional)

1 cup pitted black cherries

1 cup blueberries

1 cup blackberries

2 limes (or oranges), sliced

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By lincolnpeak / 7:44 pm

July 2018 spotlight: Black Sparrow

For the month of July only: 4-pack for $44
(Full case: $132)
Growler refill: $10.99
A bright and lively dry white wine with hints of spring flowers and fresh tart apples. With a refreshingly crisp finish, Black Sparrow is delicious with light meals like spring veggie risotto, shrimp scampi, chicken . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 12:01 am

I’m trilled to introduce Rhiannon to you. She joined us this spring to manage everything on the “front end” of Lincoln Peak, so you’ll see her when you stop by and you’ll hear from her in email. I’m working with our vineyard crew this summer for the first time in several years, and I’m excited to get my hands back on the grapevines.

Rhiannon comes to Lincoln Peak with a deep knowledge AND love of . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 9:31 pm

June 19, 2018

Arugula and Pear Salad with Toasted Walnuts and Blue Ledge Farm Camembrie

This simple salad paired with our La Crescent makes a wonderful first course served along with your summer barbecue or picnic.

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon minced shallots 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar (or rice wine vinegar) ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 6 cups arugula leaves 2 Bosc . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 3:33 pm

June 12, 2018

Bloom! Marquette and La Crescent are making berries. Grapes are pollinated by wind, and today is perfectly sunny and breezy for the pollen to travel. In these close-ups, you can see the caps opening from the bottom of each bud (like little green hats) and popping off to reveal the flower. Grapevine flowers don’t have petals to speak of (at least none that I’ve found) and they don’t look like much, but . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 3:46 pm

June 2018 spotlight: La Crescent

This month: 4-pack for $44
(Full case: $132)
Growler refill: $10.99
A zippy semi-dry white wine with vibrant flavors of citrus and apricot. The La Crescent grape’s characteristic boldness makes it a great partner with boldly flavorful dishes like poached salmon with lemon, roast chicken with sage and white . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 1:03 am

May 8, 2018

We’re hiring both for our tasting room and our vineyard crew this spring! See both jobs below.

Tasting Room Staff – hiring now for 2018

Come learn about new wine and share new wine with new people. Lincoln Peak Vineyard is looking for someone with solid customer service experience for our tasting room for the 2018 season.

The right candidate:

has a positive attitude is cheerful and chatty with customers has a . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 4:03 pm

April 28, 2018

We’ve just released 3 batches of our 2017 Petillant Naturel for your bubbly enjoyment! This delightful sparkling wine is fresh, alive, and lightly fizzy. Learn more in my posts from this year and from last year.

Batch A:  Rich peach and pear notes with a touch of sweetness variety: La Crescent

Batch B:  Deep red fruit flavors, dry with a lively sparkle variety: Petite Pearl ** THIS BATCH IS ESPECIALLY ENERGETIC. . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 3:27 pm