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2012 Wine Releases. Click here. Quality is excellent, quantities are small.
Kinkead Ridge 2011 Vintage Report
Every vintage is different. Every winegrowing region has its variable
challenges and certainly many growers in California, Oregon and the East
Coast were devastated by the weather in 2011. While it was no picnic
here, at least we dodged many of the bullets.
international press! Two Kinkead Ridge wines are featured in the
recently published "1000 Great Everyday Wines from the World’s Best
Wineries" (DK Publishing, 337 pp.; $25). Former Wine Spectator editor
Jim Gordon and his team of writers/tasters identify a range of good and
affordable wines (which he equates with “the price of an entrée at a
good restaurant”) from around the world with character that reflects
their origin. France gets the most ink, followed by Italy, Spain,
Germany, California and other wine-producing regions.
For more information about the nine wineries listed, (Chateau LaFayette Reneau, Dr. Konstantin Frank, Gruet Winery, Left Foot Charley, Macari Vineyards, McPherson Cellars, Stone Hill and Wolfer Estate), see http://www.kinkeadridgewinery.typepad.com.
"Among the more than 100 wineries in Ohio, Kinkead Ridge is one of the state's most compelling. Unlike the offerings of many of its peers, Kinkead \wines are never thin or insignificant, but have rich, varietal character and great balance."
"Why go for those long distance relationships when you can find love
in your own back yard."
Brillat Savarin noted two features which
distinguish man from beast: