The 2013 Glenwood Cellars Pinot Noir with Carneros fruit was our first effort at making a Pinot Noir. I will admit to never being a big Pinot Noir fan in my early days of wine drinking, as my favorite wine was, and still is, big fruity Cabernet Sauvignons. When I got into the wine business with Tiedemann Wines, I needed and wanted to (quickly) expand my palate and I began trying all types of different wines.
This is the second release of our 2012 Chardonnay. When I decided to make Chardonnay, winemaker Kent Humphrey felt we should test our market with a small sampling. We only produced 56 cases for our experiment. The wine was well received and we sold out rather quickly. Based on the market response, we quickly produced a second bottling of 2012 Chardonnay.California wines, Chardonnay, Glenwood Cellars, Kent Humphrey
First and foremost on the agenda of any of my Napa trips is to take care of anything that has to do with our wine business…such as meeting with our vendors, winemakers, etc. At the top of this trip’s agenda was blending new wines. I was really excited about this trip as we were blending […]Adler's Blend, Chardonnay, Glenwood Cellars, Kent Humphrey, Napa, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc
Generally it takes about a month of hard work to put together my Napa trip itinerary. People are so busy it is often hard to match up schedules and make appointments. People have asked me, “How was the trip to Napa? Did you get a lot done?” Yes, I accomplished much and it was a […]Ad Hoc, Bistro Jeanty, Eric Kent Wine Cellars, Kent Humphrey, Lori Nuss, Napa Valley, Punchdown Cellars, Yountville
As I prepare for my next winemaking trip to Napa Valley in several weeks, I thought I would share some thoughts on the process, winemakers and my wines. I started planning this wine venture in 2009 and officially formed Tiedemann Wines in 2010. It took from March until mid-November of 2010 to secure all the […]Eric Kent Wine Cellars, Glenwood Cellars, Kent Humphrey, Sauvignon Blanc, winemakers, winemaking