News From Around The Cellar

Jerome Winery

Jerome Winery was John McLoughlin’s first line of handcrafted wines.  The wine follows a more traditional way of winemaking, bottled mainly as specific varietal wines.

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Crush at Cellar 433’s Odyssey Facility

Harvest is a blend of chaos and artistry. Overworked winemakers live by the call of the grapes. The grapes don’t care if it’s 9 a.m. or 3 a.m. When they are ready, it’s go time. Here is just a glimpse into the down and dirty of making AZ wine.

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Not another Label Article

I’ve read a few articles recently on “How To Read a Wine label”. Informative, yes, but there is more to a wine label than a clever name, pretty picture and some tasting notes. A wine label is a winemaker’s promise to you, the consumer.

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Livin’ the Dream, Part 2

Part one of this article released outlined some of privileges that Arizona farm wineries have allowing local grape growers and wine producers to compete in an industry dominated multi-national conglomerates.

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Dragoon Mountian Vineyard

Livin’ The Dream

There are nearly 100 licensed wineries in Arizona. The impetus to set up shop and live the winemaking dream utilizing the state’s Series 13 license is a seductive notion that could have easily been the design of Morpheus and Dionysis themselves. This license does however come with a great deal of responsibility and obligations to not only the governing bodies that regulate the industry, but to the purchasing public as well.

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AZ wine awards

Vino February 15

In the past couple of months, we’ve been writing articles giving insight to the realities of being an Arizona wine grower. Winemaking is a committed lifestyle and no one is complaining. As a matter of fact this month we’re going to celebrate the moments when the winemakers’ hard work, spirit and passion are immortalized.

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100% AZ grown Charbono

Jerome Winery 2013 Charbono

Incredibly integrated flavors and brilliant acidity. This AZ grown Charbono brings forth a nose of dried cherry-cranberry notes, rose petals and a whisp of smoke. The mid palate is flavorful and pleasing with sweet black cherries amid the picture perfect framework of tannin and acidity.

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you look so young!

are you over 21?