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Montemaggiore Blog

We are winegrowers not professional writers, thus this blog will probably only be updated a few times a year.  In fact most of these posts either have appeared or will appear in our quarterly newsletter. Having said that, we hope you enjoy our insights on winemaking and winegrowing on a boutique level.  We welcome your opinions and questions—and even your suggestions on future topics. 

Lise Ciolino
June 15, 2012 | Lise Ciolino

All you need to know about Wine Bottles

You may not think about the glass bottle which holds the wine, but it and all the packaging can tell you a lot about the wine.  Continue »

Lise Ciolino
February 15, 2010 | Lise Ciolino

The Great Cork Debate

In many ways, cork is the perfect closure for a bottle of wine. But there are rumors of its demise, and what about TCA and other quality issues? Learn why Montemaggiore uses cork exclusively for our wines.  Continue »

Vincent Ciolino
September 15, 2005 | Vincent Ciolino

The Mathematics of Grapes

How many bottles of wine does that vine produce? Mathematics has the answer!  Continue »