|Region:||USA » California » San Joaquin County » Lodi » Borden Ranch|
|Varietal:||Grenache Blanc , Albariño|
What does the name “Bokisch” have to do with Spain? Markus Bokisch has a love for Spanish wines because of his family heritage. His mother is from Spain and his father was from Germany. They met in Paris and fell in love…learning French very rapidly! Although Markus was raised in California, he and his brother spent every childhood summer in Spain with their relatives. In the Spanish tradition they were given wine with water at meals. As they grew older each year the wine & water started turning from a light pink to a deep purple as they reached adulthood. Little did Markus know, his tastebuds from then on were programmed towards Spanish wines. It's not surprising that he pursued a degree in plant pathology and from there began specializing in viticulture. After spending several years at Joseph Phelps Vineyards specializing in Rhone Varieties, he and his wife, Liz, moved to Spain where he worked in the Spanish wine industry. Upon their return, they purchased their property Read more »
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History of the grape: Grenache Blanc is thought to be a mutation of Grenache Noir, more often referred to as just Gre...
Though it is easily the most interesting and unique red grape in Rioja, its yields are low, it is prone to downy mild...
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History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...
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