Category Archives: Winemaking

Happy New Year from Miramonte!

A quick message from us to you. Along with warmhearted wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous year ahead for you and your family! Read More…

Q: What is Miramonte Planting in the New Vineyard?

A: Rhone varieties: Mourvedre, Grenache, Counoise, Cinsault. Tablas Creek clones. These grapes will be destined for two Rhone blends, and perhaps some small lot varietal wines — depending on final blend compositions. Read More…

And it BETTER be sexy …

An update (of sorts) and inquiry. Read More…

Barrel Washing. Someone’s Gotta Do It …

What we’ve been doing. All day, every day and into the night. Pardon the raw video, it was taken on the fly. Read More…

Syrah Punchdowns: Raw & Real

Punching down Syrah at 10:30 PM. Time to man-up and get to it … RAWR! Read More…

Making Wine: Sexy Business

Aah, the inglorious art and mysterious magic of fermentation science. A clip of Reinhard in the cellar, working up some yeast, and inoculating the 2010 Grenache. Yum! Smells like beef gravy. Seriously. Read More…

Bringing Sexy Back: 2010 Grenache Rosé

Pressing off beautiful Grenache to craft another truly great Miramonte rosé — a near perfect wine for much of modern, healthy cuisine. Read More…

Picking Grapes: Raw & Real

A brief glimpse at 1 AM grape picking – Estate Syrah. We left it raw & real, with natural sound and chatter. That’s Mira you hear barking occasionally, and Ben Drake you hear telling the guys to pick less leaf. Apologies in advance for the rough editing. Read More…

Can You Dig it?

A 3 point update: Project, Harvest, European Trip. Read More…

Harvest Eve 2010!

Last minute thoughts before the plunge into harvest — and a brief note on our European Trip! Read More…

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Miramonte Winery
Weekday
Open: 11am
Last Call: 5:30pm
Close: 6pm
Weekend
Open: 11am
Last Tasting: 5:45pm
Last Call: 9:45pm
Close: 10pm


Twilight Tastings - Thurs & Sun
(Club + Industry Only)

Open: 6pm / Last Call: 7:30pm / Close: 8pm

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