Artevino 2012 Estate Chardonnay wins a GOLD at the San Francisco Chronical Tasting!

It has been crazy busy here at Maple Creek. With that being said, we are extremely excited to announce that our 2012 Estate Chardonnay won a GOLD medal at the San Francisco Chronicle tasting.  Our hard work has defiantly paid off. If you happen to be driving on HWY 128 in Mendocino County, make sure to make the stop at our Winery and taste this delicious wine.

ARTEVINO 2012 Gold Medal winner Estate Chardonnay!

ARTEVINO 2012 Gold Medal winner Estate Chardonnay!

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Our Wines

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2009 Artevino Reserve Chardonnay

Award Winner! Flavors of vanilla & citrus with a long, creamy finish. Serve this wine with poached salmon, or at lunch with a smoked chicken salad sandwich on a hearty seed bread. $432.00 case ($36.00 bl)

2010 Artevino Reserve Chardonnay

Gold Medal Wine! Lemon custard nose, long lasting full bodied fruit flavors on the finish.  Serve with crabcakes benedict for an indulgent brunch  $432.00 case ($36.00 bl)

2009 Artevino  Dry Symphony

Tropical floral nose, with flavors of peaches and mango. This Dry Symphony has a fairly light body and works well with seafood, Asian, Thai, Japanese, veggies, as well as rich flavors of sweet potatoes, gravy, poultry or pork entrees. $252.00 case ($21.00 bl)

2009 Artevino Buckin’ Blanco Blend

A ranch blend of Chardonnay, Symphony and Flora. Tropical fruit flavors; lightly sweet. $252.00 case ($21.00 bl)

2010 Artevino Estate Symphony

Tropical floral nose, with flavors of peaches and mango; lightly sweet.The 2010 Off Dry Symphony pairs well with spicy fare, fruit dishes, shellfish and fish, pork, all fowl, and it is terrific served with charcuterie and smoked meats . $252.00 case ($21.00 bl)

Artevino Cowboy Red

Award Winning! Tom’s Blend of Merlot, Zinfandel & Carignane, Cowboy Red is a great go to red wine, perfect to open anytime!  $300.00 case ($25.00 bl)

2008 Largo Ridge Zinfandel

Flavors of toasted blackberry and plum, this is an outstanding wine that will pair beautifully with ribs, rich pasta or wood oven pizza. $360.00 case ($30.00 bl)

2007 Maple Creek Estate Merlot

Rich luscious berry and cherry flavors with a long and memorable finish. This wine is a great dinner wine, pair it with hearty stews, or a rich wine braised pork roast.  $480.00 case ($40.00 bl)

2007 Artevino Cabernet Sauvignon

A hearty fruit forward cabernet finishes with hints of oak and cherry. Serve it  with simple grilled lamb chops, or a blue cheese burger!  $480.00 case ($40.00 bl)

2007 Late Harvest Zinfandel – 375 ml

This wine tastes like chocolate covered cherries – yum! This is a perfect wine to finish dinner with.  $357.00 case ($35.00 bl)

2006 Late Harvest Chardonnay – 375 ml

Aged 30 months in French oak, sweet lingering crème brulee ! $480.00 case ($40.00 bl)

2006 Late Harvest Symphony – 375 ml

Aromas of tropical flowers and flavors of honey, peaches and apricots! $480.00 case ($40.00 bl)

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Pruning

Pruning

Tom, under the watchful eyes of Buster and Posie.

Things are really looking good in the vineyard this year! After extensive work to the fences, the wild hogs finally got the memo. Houston and Tom have been out pruning and tending to all the vines, the weather has been perfect, and they are making good time.

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February 8, 2013 · 11:10 am

A Sweetheart Deal

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Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.
~Plautus

A sweet heart of a deal…

Wholesale pricing on any wine purchase in February!

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To sweeten your Valentines Day, we are offering our wine club members 30% off of wine purchases for the month of February. This is a perfect opportunity to stock up on our award winning wines, 2010 Chardonnay, 2010 Flora Blush, 2009 Symphony, 2008 Zinfandel, 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon…and the list goes on…
If you are not a wine club member, join now and take advantage of this sweet opportunity!
Call or e-mail today to pick out your Valentine wines.

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Best wishes to all of you for a sweet Valentines Day and a loving spring.
~From all of us here at Maple Creek Winery

Please note this deal is not valid in conjunction with any other special offer. Also, please be advised that there are different wine shipping laws in all states. Please give us a call to check on shipping restrictions in your state.

Maple Creek Winery
20799 Highway 128 Yorkville CA 95494
707-895-3001 wine@maplecreekwine.com
http://www.maplecreekwine.com
http://about.me/artevino

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Meet the Winemaker; Thomas Rodrigues

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Tom knew he would be an Artist from an early age, in fact, at 14 he was apprenticing in a stained glass studio and by 17, he was teaching adult education classes in stained glass. Tom has always followed his dreams and passions. His love and talent for baseball brought him an offer to play for the NY Mets farm team when he was a senior at Los Gatos High School. But Tom chose to pursue his art and continue to develop his talent in art. In the early 1980’s, he was the Designer and Production Manager of George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch Studio that created incredible custom glass work. But Tom’s an entrepreneur, so he went on to produce “Legends at the Stick” in 1993 and had a conceptual art show at Candlestick Park, where his paintings were placed on the field in the position of the players and actors portrayed the players of the era. 

Tom’s wine introduction began in 1978 by designing the Far Niente wine label and collecting French Bordeaux and Burgundy wines. He has since designed many wine labels, several which reflect the influence and his love of Art Noveau. Then, in 2001, he decided to combine his passions for Art and Wine, and he and his sweetheart Linda moved to Mendocino to embark on a new life at Maple Creek and start Maple Creek Winery. The vineyard and wines are now his canvas, and his paintings adorn the ARTEVINO wine labels. He is inspired by the beauty and nature and challenge of being a sustainable farmer and vintner. Tom has shown his art in galleries all over the U.S. and has clients all over the world. He still plays baseball, on the Greenwood Ridge Dragons, a men’s senior league hardball team, and his proudest creation is his daughter Amy, who attends USC. 

More of Tom’s work and some originals can be seen at the Maple Creek Winery Tasting Room on Hwy 128 in Yorkville, CA (707) 895-3001. http://www.maplecreekwine.com  

 

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It’s time for wine and chocolate!

It's time for wine and chocolate!

Indulge!

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February 1, 2013 · 10:15 am

Tom Rodrigues

DSCF4197Come visit Tom in the tasting room today

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February 1, 2013 · 10:12 am