Support your Local Vineyard… or Think Small

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Christine Stimac working in Torio Vineyard August 2020

Support your Local Vineyard… or Think Small This has been a challenging time for those in the Wine and Vineyard business – especially for the small producers. Undoubtedly you have not noticed any shortage of wine in the big box stores and supermarkets. Unlike the toilet paper aisle, the wine aisle has been fully stocked throughout this pandemic. It has … Read More

No Clue about Clones

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Three Feathers Pinot Noir post-harvest

No Clue about Clones It is common knowledge that the wine grape, Vitis vinifera, has many different varietals; Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot to name a few.  But many people are not aware that there are many cultivars within each varietal family. The Pinot grape, now known to be one of the oldest varieties, has several different family members: Pinot Noir, … Read More

Wine Enthusiast Ratings and the NEW Laurelwood AVA!

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Three Feathers 2017 Cuvée Virginia Three Feathers 2018 Blanc de Noirs Three Feathers Wines rated by Wine Enthusiast Three Feathers Estate submitted a selection of wines to critics at Wine Enthusiast for their rating this spring. Their response was an 89 point rating for our 2017 Cuvée Virginia Pinot Noir and an 86 point rating for the 2018 Blanc de … Read More

Lines on the Vines

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Torio Vineyard growth and new tenant

We must cultivate our own garden… Voltaire, Candide Lines on the Vines | Spring 2020 Season Already June 1st! Where did the spring go? Despite the situation worldwide with the Corona-virus, which meant for us that our schedule of wine tasting events was cancelled, the grape vines continue to grow and need tending and we have maintained a strong focus … Read More

A Tale of Two Vineyards

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A bottle of Three Feathers Estate Pinot Noir perched on a vineyard wall with the town Saint-Emilion in the background, Bordeaux region, Gironde, France.

A Tale of Two Vineyards | Three Feathers Estate visits Château Pavie Macquin By Elise Prudhomme The adventure started with a neighborly “getting to know you” over coffee in our Normand vacation home, English Channel in the distance.  A dear girlfriend wished to introduce me to two childhood friends of hers, sisters, living in Normandy and vacationing in Bordeaux: “They … Read More