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Ameritage

Additional Information

  • Ameritage:  Is a trade marked name.  It  is defined as an Amalgamation of America’s new world wine making  techniques with the old world skill in the art of wine blending.


  • In  addition to being the combination of American technology in growing  high quality wine grapes and the process used in the making of  technically sound premium wines, Ameritage wines also combine this new  world know-how with the artful skill of meticulous old world blending of  different lots of wine together to produce one homogenous wine is  considered to be the highest form of sophisticated winemaking.
     
  • Ameritage  is a red or white wine blend grown and produced in the United States  from vinifera grapes and/or hybrid grapes developed expressly and  exclusively for wine production and containing a minimum of 55% vinifera  parentage.  The blend must consist of not less than three (3) wines  with any one wine consisting of no more than 70% of the blend.  If a  blend consists of less than three wine grape varieties, it can not be  labeled as an Ameritage wine.  Proprietary blends are allowed within the  definition of Ameritage. 


  • Ameritage  wines are most prized for their elegantly smooth silky texture and  complex robust structure with long pleasant finishes. While they are  able to age beautifully for many years, most are also very drinkable  when released.