Monday, August 5, 2013

Featured Post: Page Springs Cellars

Length of time you’ve been in business: 10 years

Why did you get into your industry? What is your goal/mission?
At Page Springs Cellars, our goal is to create delicious wines that express the unique character of our landscape. We trust that our wines and winemaking convey our philosophies concerning family, education and living life to its fullest.

We believe to make great wine we must take just as much responsibility for the lands we steward as the community we live in.

We feel strongly that growing grapes, making wine and raising a glass is a cultural ritual that fosters friendship, brings together families, and unites communities. Good wine is not strictly the esoteric fare of nobility: Wine is for the people.

We desire to share our passion and interest in wine with everyone from the first time sipper to the seasoned enthusiast. Providing academic and hands on experiences are a big part of this desire to help people expand and trust their own senses.

Land, grapes, wine, friends, family, education and fulfillment. wine is within everyone’s reach!!!

Your specialty – the reason people choose you:
While my first love was certainly Pinot Noir, I have developed a serious relationship with varietals from the Southern Rhône. Here at Page Springs Cellars, we primarily work with Syrah, Petite Sirah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Additionally, we dabble with other red grapes such as Cabernet Pfeffer, Counoise, and Cinsault. Our white grape loves include Viognier, Rousanne and Marsanne. While you may occasionally see us blending with Cabernet Franc, Barbera or Sangiovese—the flavorful grapes of the Rhône will always be our focus.

I like to keep an open mind about winemaking. While a good deal of what we do could be considered traditional (selective picking and sorting, small open-top fermentations, hand punch downs), there are times when the judicious use of technology can markedly improve a wine. We generally do not fine or filter, but there are occasions when a rough filtration brightens fruit or removes rough, gritty characters. In short, we always make the best wine we can. We have a wine-centered philosophy. The market is not driving our winemaking, quality is.

Do you have any special events coming up?
YES! Page Springs Cellars Quarterly Wine Club Event: Tap the Cask
Private barrel tastings with Eric Glomski in the Cellar.  Need I say more? Small bites provided.
Who: Members and Guests
Where: Cellar
Bring: a jacket (the cellar is always cold!) and dress comfortably
Cost: $35, discounts apply
Parking:  Parking attendants will be on site.  Please be aware of our limited on site parking and carpool when possible.
When: Hosted by Eric Glomski
Saturday, September 7: 10-11:30, 12-1:30, 2-3:30, 4-5:30, 6-7:30
Sunday, September 8: 10-11:30, 12-1:30, 2-3:30
Reservations:  928.639.3004 ext 222 or
Or, order your tickets from our website!

Page Springs Cellars 8th Annual Harvest Festival!
Join Page Springs Cellars in celebrating the season! Live music, food, wine and entertainment for all ages.
Saturday, October 5
Tickets: Club Member Discounts Apply
$40 General Admission: includes a reusable GoVino Harvest Festival glass.
$100 VIP: includes valet parking, Riedel PSC logo glass and glass of wine, VIP seating close to the stage, VIP bar with table service, catered food and private portable restrooms.  Available to Inner Circle Club Members Only until July 29.
Children 12 and under are free!
D-Bess 2:45-3:45
Pick & Holler 4:00-5:00
Decker 5:15-6:15
Hula Hooper’s 6:25-6:45
13 to the Gallows 7:00-8:15
The Makepeace Brothers 8:30-9:45
Hay Bale Mazes
Face painting
Clown/Balloon Twister
Water Dunk Tank
And MORE!!
Food will available for sale on the day of the event! 
Harvest Festival Tees: $14 advance purchase/$19 day of Festival
Reservations: 928.639.3004 ext. 222 or
Or, order tickets from our website!

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