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Savor The Last Summer Days With Some Grilling

Let's Enjoy A Few More Grilled Meals As the days get shorter and air just a wee bit sweeter, it's still warm enough to fire up the grill a few more times to enjoy the last veggies of summer and the early flavors of fall. Our Schmidt family favorites are marinated tri-tip and flank steak, combined with grilled potatoes, grilled veggies and even garlic bread. Yes, almost EVERYTHING is grilled and it's a blast, especially when accompanied by some Estate 1856 wines. This is a great opportunity to use some of the extra zucchini, eggplant, peppers and tomatoes from your [...]

By |2019-09-01T23:38:59+00:00September 1st, 2019|Estate 1856, Front Page|0 Comments

The Art Of Cabernet – Celebrating International Cabernet Day

Winemaker Notes - Janice Schmidt The journey to a memorable glass of Cabernet begins with the grapes. Winemaker Janice Schmidt says "What makes our Estate 1856 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon so successful is the rich, yet surprisingly diverse flavor profile." Out of the more than 100 cabernet grape "clones" available, she chose two American clones (4 and 7) that are known for adding distinctive herbal notes and two French clones (191 and 337) that contribute more fruit characteristics.  "When you taste this wine, you'll experience subtle aromas and flavors of ripe blackberry, dark cherry, boysenberry, cassis, and currant that originate from the four cabernet clones that [...]

By |2019-08-29T21:06:37+00:00August 29th, 2019|Estate 1856, Front Page|0 Comments

2019 Critics Challenge International Wine and Spirits Competition

Held on June 8th & 9th in San Diego (CA), the 16th Annual Critics Challenge was an opportunity to showcase ours to the top wine critics in the world.  It brings together an internationally experienced group of wine journalists to evaluate, score and comment on wine submissions from across the globe. Excerpts from the judges' tasting notes are published alongside the medal-winning wines.  The Critics Challenge is organized by Robert Whitley, who writes the nationally syndicated Wine Talk column for the Creators Syndicate. Judges were recruited from major magazines and newspapers across the world including the USA, France, South Africa. See [...]

By |2019-08-29T21:29:19+00:00August 24th, 2019|Estate 1856, Front Page|0 Comments
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