Posts Tagged ‘Texture’

A Winemaking Philosophy: Guest Post by Tyler Thomas, Donelan Wines

  Our winemaker, Tyler Thomas, posts again as a guest on the notable wine blog Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews.  Tyler describes the personal winemaking philosophy developed over time, as a result of many wine experiences culminating in our approach at Donelan Wines. While obtaining a B.S. and M.S. in Botany and Plant Molecular Biology, I […]

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Donelan Wines Video: Pressing Grapes After Fermentation

Once our Syrah, Grenache, or Pinot Noir fermentations are nearing completion and the wine has the right taste, red wine is pressed of its skins and into barrel. Video is a production of Donelan Wines and Smiliing Tiger Video

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Donelan Wines Video: Building Wine Texture with Temperature

At Donelan we believe the way a wine feels in your mouth is a critical component to its quality.  Wine fermentation temperature is critical to how we create elegant wine texture. Video is a production of Donelan Wines and Smiliing Tiger Video

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Donelan Wines Video: Processing Wine Grapes after Harvest

After Donelan wine grapes are plucked from the vine, then what?  This video highlights our approach to the fruit once it arrives in the winery. Video is a production of Donelan Wines and Smiliing Tiger Video

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Pairing Wine with New World Wines, yes please!

  I recently saw a Tweet from wine critic Jeb Dunnuck of the Rhone Report that read: Don’t believe anyone who says new world wines don’t pair well with food. We could not agree more.  For starters, our wines (yes, produced in the “New World”) not only pair well with food, but have also been […]

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Donelan Wines Video: The Why and How of a Punch Down

Learn about why we mix fermenting wine with a punch down.  Enjoy! A production of Donelan Wines and Smiling Tiger Video

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In defense of Vanilla…ice cream.

One of the beauties of this job is that Joe Donelan not only gives us the freedom to take the initiative in winemaking to deliver the quality he looks for, but he allows us to opine about things that bemuse us – wine, of course, or anything else. We are all multifaceted people and as […]

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