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Garage Wine Co. Wine Tasting with Winemaker Visit
October 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for a special wine tasting with winemaker, Derek Mossman of Garage Wine Co. in Chile.
Derek Mossman, his wife Pilar Miranda, and Dr. Alvaro Peña are producing 1,500 cases total per year of old-vine Carignan, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, with fruit sourced from small growers in Maule and Maipo.
Winemaking here veers towards the “natural” spectrum – all wines are fermented with native yeast, see no additions of any kind, very little new wood, and are low in sulfites. Punch downs are by hand, and pressing is done in a small traditional basket. You may notice slight variation in bottle thickness and shape if you were to open up cases, as Derek Mossman takes recycling to the next level and actually reuses old bottles, bottling in salvaged, used wine bottles in partnership with a recycling company located near the winery. Derek is also the founder of M.O.V.I. (Movimiento de Viñateros Independientes), Chile’s exciting, fast-growing association of independent vintners.
What: Garage Wine Co. (Chile) Wine Tasting
Special Guest: Derek Mossman (Winemaker)
Date: Friday, October 18, 2019
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Cost: $10/person (Applied towards purchase of any featured Garage Wine Co. wine)
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