Tag Archives: Sonoma County

Keller Estate and Muscardini Cellars Join SSU in Ugly Holiday Sweater Wine Tasting

Contributed by Sophia Fish – SSU Wine Sense Club ended the semester with a bang, hosting Keller Estate and Muscardini Cellars for an Ugly Holiday Sweater Wine Club meeting!      About Keller Estate – A 25-Year Love Affair The … Continue reading

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A Tasting With Boutique Wineries Three Sticks and Hamel Family Vineyards

Contributed by Sophia Fish – The SSU Wine Sense Club was honored to host two unique boutique wineries this week – Three Sticks and Hamel Family Vineyards, both located in Sonoma Valley. Even better was the fact that both wineries … Continue reading

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Kicking Off with Kenwood Winery – First Fall 2015 Tasting of SSU Wine Sense Club

Contributed by Sophia Fish – Cheers to a great first Wine Sense Club meeting for Fall 2015! We were very excited to welcome Maxwell Burns and our very own VP of Operations Matt Lopez from Kenwood Vineyards to come speak with … Continue reading

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Do You Know Where to Buy WineGrape Vines to Start Your Vineyard?

(Contributed by Erica Schreckenghaust) – The SSU Winesense club knows where to buy wine grape vines because they recently took a field trip to Novavine in Sonoma County.  Novavine is a nursery near Santa Rosa, California that is dedicated to helping … Continue reading

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How I Fell In Love with Wine: Family and the Beauty of Sonoma County

(Contributed by Matt Medeiros) – I fell in love with wine when I was a teenager because we owned a family vineyard. Growing up around grapes, a vineyard located in the Russian River Valley AVA, with high quality Pinot Noir … Continue reading

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Matanzas Creek and VJB Cellars Kick Off Spring 2015 Tasting at SSU Winesense Club

(Contributed by Erica Schreckenghaust) The Wine Sense Club members kicked off the spring semester with two special tastings with Judy and Bradford from Matanzas Creek Winery and Micah, Mike and Ryan from VJB Vineyards & Cellars. About Matanzas Creek Winery … Continue reading

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SSU Students Agree that Gloria Ferrer 2006 Royal Cuvee is Fit for Royalty

Contributed by Erica Schreckenghaust –  The SSU WineSense Club was honored to have Gloria Ferrer Winery host the tasting this past week.  A total of 47 students came to taste seven of their fantastic wines. Ryan, hospitality rep for the winery, … Continue reading

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