Author Archives: Maggie Bush

“Seriously, why are you farming organically?”

I thought this would be a question we’d be getting all the time. Yes, it’s more expensive. Yes, the vineyards have more weeds. Yes, we have to worry about weather patterns a bit more. No, I can’t tell anyone that … Continue reading

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A Bordeaux Cruise Update

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 Have you made your plans to join us for this outstanding River Cruise yet?  … Continue reading

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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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