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Wine Ratings Explained: How Wines are Scored

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

For wine lovers, the most influential variable when choosing a wine is, generally, it’s score. If you’re given the choice between an 80-point wine and a 90-point wine, you’re likely going to choose the 90-point wine because it is deemed “better,” but what makes a great wine and what is a good wine score? Let’s…

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Chocolate and Wine, Let’s Get Pairing!

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Valentine’s Day is approaching quickly, and sweet cards and aromatic roses are everywhere. The question on every wine lover’s mind? What wine goes with chocolate? There is no one wine that pairs perfectly with all chocolates, and while chocolate and wine have a marvelous romance, finding the perfect chemistry can be complicated if you aren’t…

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Staff Picks for Best Wine of 2017

Monday, January 15, 2018

As we move into the 2018 year, we’re already feeling some nostalgia for the incredible wines we released and tasted in 2017. Last year we were able to release a variety of new vintages, including one from our Concannon Cabernet Clones that pays tribute to the first of our iconic Concannon Clones, which helped elevate…

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Concannon Celebrates Its 134th Anniversary Harvest

Monday, November 20, 2017

The 2017 Harvest ― An Excellent Vintage! Hello from Concannon Vineyard! Well friends, my family and I are happy to let you know that Concannon’s 134th Anniversary Harvest Season came to a close on November 8th with the final pressing of our Cabernet Sauvignon! All of the new wine is now in the cellar for…

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From The Magic of Harvest To The Magic in The Glass
The 2016 Concannon Harvest ― 133 Continuous Vintages

Monday, November 07, 2016

Hello from Concannon Vineyard! The harvesting of our Cabernet Sauvignon has just marked the end of our 2016 harvest ― and the beginning of celebrating 133 consecutive vintages! We’ve picked some of the most beautiful fruit that I’ve seen in years, so we all have much to look forward to from the new wines being…

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