This weekend, Friday October 15 and Saturday October 16, City Vino travels the world with a destination of South Africa—specifically the area known as the coastal region. South Africa is the ninth-largest wine-producing market in the world. The country has about 230,000 acres of vines, producing 1.5 million tons of grapes (2021 harvest) of which 45 percent are red grapes and 55 percent are white grapes.
This weekend, Friday October 8th and Saturday October 9th, 2021, travel with City Vino to four regions of Spain. The identity of these regions is forever linked to a specific grape variety or a couple of varieties.
The viticultural history of wine in the state of California dates back to about 1680, when Jesuit missionaries from Spain planted grapes that were native to their homeland in their new world established missions in order to produce wine for religious services
The soulful voice of Ella Fitzgerald sang “Summertime and the livin’ is easy” and The Isley Brothers noted that “Summer breeze makes me feel fine.” Put on some summertime tunes, kick back, and enjoy the “Summer Breeze” (Seals & Crofts) along with a glass of wine.
Established in 2016, Mountain Run Winery is located on Mountain Run Lake Road, in Culpepper, Virginia. The winery is named after the Mountain Run waterway that navigates from Mountain Run Lake, along the rear of the property, and into Lake Pelham.