Mirrasou

Six Generations of Winemaking Tradition The Mirassou family has been growing grapes and crafting superior wines in the sun-drenched hills of California since 1854, earning the family the proud distinction of being America's oldest winemaking family. 2004 marked an unprecedented 150 years of family winemaking. We invite you to join us in celebrating our rich history, optimistic spirit, and uniquely expressive wines by looking through the Mirassou family photo album. Pierre and Henrietta Pellier First Generation: Pierre and Henrietta Pellier In 1854, Pierre Pellier, our great- great- great-grandfather, sailed from France with his bride and his prized grape cuttings in search of the best California had to offer. When his ship ran short of water, Pierre purchased potatoes onboard and inserted his cuttings, keeping the precious wines alive. Pierre and Henrietta Mirassou Second Generation: Pierre and Henrietta Mirassou Our family grew as Pellier's daughter married neighboring vintner Pierre Mirassou. The vineyards thrived under Mirassou's care, and this fruitful partnership marked the start of more than a century of winegrowing in the area. Peter and Justine Mirassou Third Generation: Peter Read more »

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    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

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  • In past posts here on the Forum I have confessed that I regularly drink inexpensive wines.  In fact, I have been doing less of that, lately, but last night I picked one out of the rack that, pretty much, blew me away;  Epicuro 2009 Salice Salentino -- US$4.99 at Trader Joe's.This wine is a blend of Negroamaro (80%) and Malvasia Nera (20%) grapes... Read More

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  • Mirrasou Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

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