July 2019 spotlight: Black Sparrow
For the month of July only: 4-pack for $44
(Full case: $132)
Feb 15, 2019
On his wine blog The Cork Report, wine writer Lenn Thompson recently profiled Chris as a “tastemaker.” Lenn wrote:
His Marquette was the first example I ever tasted several years ago… It was a Lincoln Peak Marquette that intrigued me and opened my eyes to what the cold-climate Minnesota hybrids could be – that being uniquely delicious.
Chris isn’t on Instagram. I don’t think he’s on Facebook. Vermont wine is . Read More »
November 16, 2018
Choosing the Best Wines for your Holiday Meals
Appetizers – have you been holding on to a bottle of our “Sparkle” Pét-nat? If so, now is time to pop it open! Sparkling wines are a great way to kick off the celebration and pair beautifully with light appetizers. Our semi-sweet Ragtime White and Ragtime Red are ideal compliments to cheese and charcuterie boards.
The “traditional” main meal – for many, big . Read More »
November 1, 2018
We are releasing our 2018 Marquette Nouveau on Saturday, November 17, 2018!
What makes this fresh and fruity wine so interesting? Our Marquette Nouveau is made in a style similar to that of the famous Beaujolais Nouveau of France where they employ a technique called “carbonic maceration” to ferment the grapes. We have been using this technique to make our own Nouveau for three years and we are continuously happy with the . Read More »
Choose your three favorite wines for $33!
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 »
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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