Eagle City Winery - Email Newsletter #46 (August E-Newsletter)

From: "Eagle City Winery" <winemaker@eaglecitywinery.com>
Subject: Eagle City Winery - Email Newsletter #46 (August E-Newsletter)
Date: Fri Jan 19 12:36:03 2018


Hello Wine Friends!

Can you believe the State Fair is just around the corner?  Where did the summer go?  Well, we still have a few very pleasant months to enjoy the beautiful Iowa weather and to get out and explore.  Visiting Iowa wineries is one thing many of our fans enjoy and we're happy to encourage your trips.  Of course, we love it most when you come to our winery and vineyard!

We'd love to have you visit us.  We're open Tuesday-Saturday: 10am to 5pm; Sunday: 1pm to 5pm; and closed Mondays. 

Hope to see you soon!
Ken & Carolyn

The Results are in from the Mid-American Wine Competition and we are proud to announce Eagle City Winery did very well at this prestigious wine competition.  Here are the results: Gold Medal: Harvest Blend, Silver Medal: Apple Wine and Bronze Medals: Black Currant and Chokecherry Wine.  Just in... Results are in from the Indy International Wine Competition and Eagle City Winery did very well: Silver Medals: Chokecherry, Black Currant, and Raspberry; and Bronze Medal: Apple.  Congrats to Ken!!

WINE-A-RITA!:  Wine-A-Rita Saturday is coming in October!  Mark your calendar and plan to visit Eagle City Winery on October 17 (1-5pm) for a fun afternoon with delicious Wine A Rita's.  Live Music, wine samples and lots of Wine A Rita's!!

 THAT'S A LOT OF WINE:  Did a little figuring the other day. Since the winery opened we have made 30,000 gallons of wine or 150,000 bottles of wine.  BOTTOMS UP!

DID YOU KNOW?  You can save 5% at the winery on your Eagle City wine purchase when you buy six or more bottles?

STATE FAIR:  Ken judged the amateur wine competition at the state fair on August 1st.  Make sure to stop the Iowa State Fair Wine Experience (at Grand Father's Barn) to sample Iowa wines and to see how the wines did in competition.  Visit the State Fair from August 13-23.

ONLINE STORE:  Have you ever wanted to send a gift bottle or case of Eagle City Winery wines to your family and friends living out of state?  Good News!  We currently ship our wines to 18 states across the US.  Give your family and friends a taste of Iowa by sending them a bottle or case today!  Check out our online store: https://www.vinoshipper.com/wines/eagle_city_winery

DECISIONS´┐ŻDECISIONS: "Many people who come into our winery make the statement that at most Iowa wineries they visit they like one or two wines and that is about it. Their comment is that at Eagle City Winery they like so many of the wines that they have a hard time making a decision as to which wines they want to buy.  We like to hear that." ~Ken

IOWA GRAPE FACTS:  European homesteaders in Iowa established small vineyards on their farms to supply fresh grapes and to make juice, wine, and jams for their families.

RETAIL OUTLETS.  You can now find Eagle City wines at these fine retail locations.  Visit: www.eaglecitywinery.com and click on "Retail Outlets."

EC WINES IN IOWA:  Does your favorite wine store carry Eagle City wines?  You can help us find new homes for our wines, simply by dropping us a note winemaker@eaglecitywinery.com or posting a note on our Facebook page. 

You can find Eagle City wines at many Iowa locations:  http://eaglecitywinery.com/pages/ - click on the Retail Outlet tab.

WINE UPDATE:  Edelweiss is temporarily out of stock right now.  We'll let you know when it's back on the shelves!

NEED EVENT SPACE?  Looking for a location for your wedding?  Need a venue for your upcoming special event, business retreat, reception, reunion or party?  Eagle City Winery has facilities and space available to rent.  Please visit our website: www.eaglecitywinery.com or call 641-939-7755.

FACEBOOK - We're on Facebook and post regularly.  If you haven't yet, please "Like" us on Facebook, share your memories and photos.  Feel free to ask any wine-related question and we'll do our best to answer them promptly.  Find us here:  www.facebook.com/EagleCityWinery

ASK FOR QUALITY WINES.  Eagle City Winery is proud to report 18 of our 20 wines are IQ certified!   What does that mean? 

Quality Wine Assurance - To increase consumer awareness of Iowa's wine quality the Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute has assisted the Iowa Wine Growers Association (IWGA) to establish the Iowa Quality Wine Consortium (IQWC).To be awarded IQWC status, wines submitted will need to pass both laboratory chemical analysis and sensory evaluation to be recommended by the Wine Institute Director and approved by the Iowa Quality Wine Consortium (IQWC) board.

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