the vine (june 2010)
Ca’ Momi’s Ca’ Secco Wine
Napa Valley’s Ca’ Momi winemakers announce the release of Ca’ Secco sparkling wine, made in the style of Prosecco wines from the Veneto region of Italy. Ca’ Secco is made with California Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Muscat grapes and has a light, fruity flavor of citrus, apple and peach, with a hint of minerality. It’s slightly bubbly and topped with a traditional crown cap instead of a cork.
Two Oceans Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot
Two Oceans from South Africa is debuting two new varietals to its U.S. portfolio as well as a bottle redesign. Two Oceans 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon and Two Oceans 2010 Merlot complement the character of the unique growing region where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans converge. The bottle redesign highlights the unique Western Cape region and reflects the fresh, bright and welcoming flavors of the wines.
Fetzer’s New Wine Packaging
Brown-Forman debuts a new look for Fetzer wines to highlight the winery’s environmentally friendly philosophy. The label is clean and contemporary, showcasing the Fetzer logo and the tagline “the Earth Friendly Winery.” Environmental statistics and initiatives from the winery are printed on each varietal’s label, and the labels are printed on 100 percent post-consumer waste paper. www.fetzer.com.