Thursday, July 28, 2016

Hardwick Vineyard and Winery w/ Brian

With every state now officially producing wine, the real question becomes, how do you stand out? While some wineries stick to the tried and true, others work with what is available. Hardwick Vineyard is the latter. Hardwick is Massachusetts grown from vineyards to bottle. Producing an array of wines that take advantage of indigenous grape varietals and produce (cranberry and blueberry), Hardwick is rolling through at full charge. These wines may not be your typical Chardonnay, Cabernet, and Merlot, but when has Massachusetts ever flowed with the current. The wines may be unusual or, at the very least, different, but one thing holds true and that is they are all well made.

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2015 Cantina Santa Maria La Palma "Aragosta" Vermentino di Sardegna

We were so thrilled with the response to the Santa Maria La Palma Monica from a few months ago, that we thought we would bring another extraordinary value from the winery to your attention... 2015 Cantina Santa Maria La Palma Aragosta Vermentino di Sardegna!

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Come Learn About & Enjoy Sidra – the Ciders of Summer!

Sidra is Spanish cider and Spanish for cider. A wild yeast fermented beverage that goes back millennia to before Roman times. Traditional Sidra is earthy, tart and sour – and unlike American cider, has no bubbles or sugar (closer to sour beer than cider in many respects). The new wave of Spanish Sidra however, marries the old with the new creating a white wine-like offerings similar to Cava, Prosecco, and Champagne, while still sporting the refreshing notes of its heritage. Made from the sourest apples on the planet, these libations defy classification and are startling in their thirst quenching elegance.

Come join Ken Zuckerman from Ciders of Spain and sample some of the summer’s best choices for entertaining - perfect accompaniments t

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