Mark T. Wiltberger Cellars is releasing its first vintage of wines.
The release coincides with the launch of the winery online store MarkTWiltbergerCellars.com.
The wines released are:
2014 Riesling "Wanderlust", a medium dry Riesling.
2014 Chardonnay "Open Door", a dry unoaked Chardonnay.
2014 Gruner Veltliner "Convivial", a medium dry Gruner Veltliner.
2014 Riesling "Trillium", a dry Riesling.
In addition to the varietal name, each wine is also given a unique name to reflect ideas of discovery, travel, bonds of friendship, and connection to home and the land.
All of the wines are made from grapes of the Finger Lakes wine appellation of New York State.
Wines are available for online at MarkTWiltbergerCellars.com. At the present time there are no plans to open a tasting room.
Wines are available for purchase pre-sale online now. Wines are to be released on September 15. Pre-sale orders will be shipped after this date. As part of the launch promotion, shipping will be free on orders of four bottles or more. Also, visitors to the website who join the email list will receive a discount code for $15 on their first order of wine.
In addition, people who are interested participating in a winery startup can become a Winery Founder. Winery Founders are recognized in the winery and as a reward receive wine and other benefits.
Mark Wiltberger is a second-generation winemaker who after exploring other wine regions around the world returned to his home of the Finger Lakes to make wine in this unique region of lake-cooled vineyards and rich glacial soils. His aim is to make elegant wines from grape varietals that grow well in the cool climate of the Finger Lakes.
Stay in touch with the latest winery news, wine releases and special offerings. If you Join the Email List, you will receive a $15 discount on your first order of wine.
Wine delivered to your door is the same price as wine at a tasting room. As part of the release of the very first vintage of wines, if you Order Four Bottles or More, shipping is free.
Have you ever wanted to be part of a winery startup? If you Become a Winery Founder, you will be recognized at the winery and as a reward receive wine and other benefits.