weird grapes, good wine, medium money

Originally posted on grapefriend:

southhold cellars kickstarterLove stories like this – the random grapes, the entrepreneurship via social media, the awesome attitude in video slate cards.

This winemaker Regan Medor is a dude who likes weird grapes. I have literally never even heard of Teroldego, but it’s a red grape from Alto Adige (which I’m mildly obsessed with) and that’s what he thinks will thrive on Long Island. Regan says Teroldego is like Pinot Noir and Syrah which can be pretty different, but you can find similar expressions of them from certain regions. And apparently Jim Clendenen of Au Bon Climat (love their Pinot) thinks Teroldego should’ve been planted in California instead of Merlot.

They wanted $15,000 to plant one acre, but have already racked up $23,000 from almost 150 people. If they get more money they might be able to plant the other grapes they think will do well on the North Fork: Syrah, Lagrein, Goldmuskateller (really…

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  1. Pingback: This Would Never Happen In Bordeaux: A Weird Kickstarter For Southold Farm + Cellar | Undertaking Wine

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