Blog » Tag: Cabernet Franc

  • Summer Wine Pairing Recipes

    Fresh Pasta with Cream and Lemon Sauce, Wine Pairing: 2014 Dry Riesling

    For all of us at Sheldrake Point Winery, a close-second to wine is food. We think when it comes to food and wine, each is made better by the other. Join us around the table with these summer wine pairing recipes: more»

  • Cabernet Franc Tutorial

    Sheldrake Point Winery Reds

    At Sheldrake Point Winery we produce distinctive estate wines that showcase the quality of our Finger Lakes vineyard. One of those grapes is Cabernet Franc. Once we plant 5.5 more acres of the variety this year that will mean Sheldrake Point will devote one third of our total vineyard plantings to Cabernet Franc. more»

  • A Glorious Harvest 2016

    The Sheldrake Point Winery harvest 2016 is complete! I sat down with my colleagues Winemaker Dave Breeden, Assistant Winemaker Julia Hoyle, and Vineyard Manager Dave Wiemann to share a toast and talk about the growing season, the fruit we brought in, and what’s next: Dave Wiemann on Drought, Timing, and Harvest 2016 It is old news now that 2016 was more»

  • Postcards from a Sheldrake Point Harvest

    It’s harvest season at Sheldrake Point! We harvested our Cabernet Franc fruit on the weekend of October 15, destined for our 2016 Dry Rosé. Everyone is pitching in, so while we are out in the vineyard, enjoy these postcards from the 2016 Sheldrake Point harvest. more»

  • Secret Garden on Sheldrake Point

    A few days ago, Marketing and Sales Manager Kyle Pallischeck came to me excited because she and Wine Club Manager Whitney Elrod were walking the vineyard and had stumbled across a secret garden among our new Cabernet Franc block. “There’s a vegetable patch up in the vineyard!” I had to laugh because, yes, there is a vegetable patch in the vineyard—but we didn’t exactly plan to have a secret garden. more»