Authors

Markko Vineyard

Publication Date

Spring 1992

Document Type

Newsletter

Keywords

Ohio Wine Hall of Fame, Lake Erie AVA, Conneaut

Disciplines

Tourism and Travel | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

Discussions on art of barrel-making and the advantages and the use of American Oak barrels at the winery.

Eloquent description of the challenges of pioneering the modern wine industry in the late 1960s and 1970s and establishing European vinifera grapes on the shore of Lake Erie with Tim Hubbard. His experiments blending Cabernet Sauvignon, his spiritual values towards winemaking, and his personal satisfaction of doing meaningful work are explained.

Commentary on what makes Lake Erie wines unique.

Wine Notes

Winery announces new bottlings of Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon and character of each vintage highlighted.

Excelsior Champagne: Chardonnay (1986), Pinot Noir and Chardonnay (1988)

Chardonnay: 1988-1989

Cabernet Sauvignon: 1989

Riesling:1989-1990

Pinot Noir: 1989

Covered Bridge: Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Underridge White

Comments

Courtesy of Markko Vineyard.

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