Monthly Archives: March 2011

Unoaked v. Oak Wine, Which do You Prefer?

When winemakers are preparing wines they have a choice between either to “oak” or to “unoak” their wines. We took some time for everyone to recognize the difference between the two options to better understand the difference between many of our … Continue reading

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Spring Activity at Messina Hof

Spring has sprung at Messina Hof. The Bald Cypress are budding out, grass in the vineyard row is green, and the Bradford pears are almost in full bloom. The weather has been clear skies and fabulous picnic temperatures this week. It is fun … Continue reading

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Quinta de Pego

Quinta de Pego is a beautiful new property in the Douro and built in the terraces of the vineyard. We stayed here as part of our Porto tour.  Great memories of personal wine tastings with the winemaker and extra attentive Director who … Continue reading

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