Monthly Archives: June 2011

What Type of Wine goes Best with each Dinner Course?

When creating a multiple course meal it is often desirable to include a complementing wine to accommodate every course. When selecting the type of wine to be served with each course, there are multiple ways of choosing. Either one could … Continue reading

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The Wine Bar

4th of July is just around the corner and we’re getting excited to show off our patriotic spirit by offering some great specials at the Wine Bar at Messina Hof! Come on in and try our Red, White, and Rose’ … Continue reading

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Updates From the Vineyard

Welcome to summer! It is amazing to think that Harvest is just around the corner. We are so excited to celebrate the vineyard with you. The rain we received this week refreshed the vines and perked up the lush, green … Continue reading

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What Type of Wine goes Best with each Dinner Course?

When creating a multiple course meal it is often desirable to include a complementing wine to accommodate every course. When selecting the type of wine to be served with each course, there are multiple ways of choosing. Either one could … Continue reading

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Updates from the Vineyard

Messina Hof is pleased to announce a re-newed family member has joined our team. Randy Herron was with us 15 years ago. He went off to see the world and succeeded as the winemaker at Yellow Tail. Now is has … Continue reading

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Choosing A Good Restaurant

What a blessed week we have had! Four gold medals, an amazing bottle signing with Dee Dee at Cripple Creek on Saturday (thank you all who came), and we shared Bud Royer’s 60th birthday on Sunday. (Paul says that he … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day is this weekend and the Wine Bar at Messina Hof is ready for it! We’re offering a special flight just for Father’s Day that includes our Gewurztraminer, Sweet Sangria, Private Reserve Cabernet Franc and Private Reserve Papa Paulo … Continue reading

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“What Happens in the Cellar, Stays in the Cellar”

 “What Happens in the Cellar, Stays in the Cellar” T-Shirts are now available in the Retail Center.  These maroon T-Shirts are displayed on the front with a barrel scene depicted on the shirts and pairs of eyes peering out from … Continue reading

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Heritage of Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Francis one of the major red grape varieties worldwide. It is principally grown for blending with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in the Bordeaux style, but can also be vinified alone. Cabernet Franc is lighter than Cabernet Sauvignon, making a … Continue reading

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What Does the Cork on the Wine Bottle Tell You?

When a waiter presents you with your wine selection, it is often thought that it is a good time to smell the cork. It is often suggested that you feel the cork when you open your bottle of wine. When … Continue reading

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