Articles tagged with: US Wine
Patz & Hall »
“Preparing the winery for harvest is all about cleaning,” says William. And just in case you didn’t believe him, here are some recent photos of his handy work to prove it.
“Photo 1: basic sanitizing for the start of harvest. For each tank it takes 1.50 hours to clean.. they only have 30 tanks to do and I still spent the entire week cleaning tanks.
Photo 2: lining the used barrels for cleaning and then selling them off. With our barrel program at Patz & Hall, each barrel is only used …
Buy this stuff!, Wine »
On a recent trip to Red Hook, a still up-in-coming area of Brooklyn even with the addition of a massive Ikea, we passed by a garage/warehouse with dozens of wine barrels stacked precariously high all the way up to the ceiling. After rounding the corner, we eased our way passed a forklift (parked illegally we’d imagine) on the sidewalk and stumbled on a jaw dropping surprise – the home of The Red Hook Winery (currently no official website).
We ran into 3 guys hanging out in the garage. There were a …
Eat Boutique, Taste this!, US Wine »
Last week, we had the pleasure to try some Pennsylvania wine for our Eat Boutique column.
Although we had given Clover Hill’s wines a try a few years ago and did not remember being huge fans of their products, we decided to give it a try again as we literally stumbled upon their winery on our way back from a weekend visiting friends. It was at a time where we drank a lot of California and Burgundy wines and we quickly dismissed the few bottles we tried as sweet grape juice. Maybe …