Author Archives: Maggie Bush

Celebrating 45 Years Passport 2018

Create Passport at Home!  Here are our receipes Riesling – Coq au Vin (Riesling) Recipe Cab Franc – Deconstructed Reconstructed Pasta recipe New-World Port – Walnut Cake El Tinto Lot 37—Reality is Sustainability If you’ve been by the winery lately … Continue reading

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45 Years and a Bit of Passport

It really is hard to believe that the whole Madroña Vineyards story started just a mere 45 years or so ago. For me, as a kid growing up in it and then tackling wine as a career, it seems like … Continue reading

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Lost and Found—It’s a Win-Win Situation

Have you ever seen a Madroña wine with a crooked label or a wrinkled foil? Chances are that you have. But understand that it’s not part of a drunken pirate employment program or using a troop of deranged baboons at … Continue reading

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Join us in Bordeaux!

MADROÑA VINEYARDS 2018 RIVER CRUISE A TASTE OF BORDEAUX Cruise Only: November 15-22, 2018 Paris Pre-Cruise Tour + Loire Valley Post Cruise Tour: November 13-25, 2018 BORDEAUX CITY Our Madroña Bordeaux Cruise travels next November and still has some space.  … Continue reading

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February 2018 Club Shipment

Dear Madroña Wine Club Members, Another winter is upon us (although it’s a balmy 65 degrees outside today), and our work in the vineyards with pruning and tying is taking much of our attention. But that’s not to say there … Continue reading

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Quintet Blending Event 2018

2018 Quintet Blending—A Must Attend for Those Interested in Understanding and Enjoying Wine More! Do you ever wonder how we come up with the percentages for our Bordeaux blends? As much as I may joke about using a set of … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy the Holidays from the Point of View of Wine

OK, here’s a real question. How many of us stress out with the upcoming holidays as we try to shop, entertain, write Christmas cards, put in a seasonal movie or two, cook, be with family and still breath? I’m thinking … Continue reading

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