Contra Costa Northern California Montepulciano Grapes


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2020 Harvest Note: Your safety and confidence in the Fall Harvest is our top priority.  Due to COVID19 we will source our grapes from farmers who have agreed to harvest and deliver in a consumer-safe manner. 


You may get an upgrade: It is possible you may receive Lodi grapes when ordering Central Valley fruit.  Should this occur Lodi pricing shall apply if there is a Lodi price in place.otherwise enjoy a free upgrade!


If you specifically order Lodi grape, we will do our best to obtain your first choice. 


Safe Handling: Your grapes will be handled by our staff following all Massachusetts mandated safety protocols. 


Montepulciano - These vines originated in the Abruzzi province along Italy`s Adriatic Coast. The grapes are often blended with Sangiovese. Enjoy young or age with oak. The wine made is usually medium to full bodied with moderate acidity and tannins. The wine is a deep purple/red and becomes more garnet red with maturation.

Nose: Strawberry, ripe plum, leather, flowers

Flavor: cherry, peach, plum, sweet, tobacco

Note: These notes are based upon a general assessment of this variety and your results may vary.

Wine from Fresh Grapes

All California grape varietals arrive in 36lb crates and you will need 2 crates to make about 5 gallons of wine. Your yield may vary based on the juice extraction process employed. First time making wine from fresh grapes? Stop by our store or give us a call and we can help explain the process. Its easy, fun, and a great occasion to get the whole family involved.

About ordering Fresh Grapes

Our fresh grapes and juices will be harvested at their peak and shipped to Beer & Wine Hobby for puck-up around September or October based on the California weather. These grapes are well-sulfited for their journey from California to your wine cellar. Check our Harvest Updates page for current information. Customers will be notified by phone ahead of their grape`s arrival.

Only the highest quality grapes

We think that if it`s worth doing it`s worth doing right. We get our grapes from some of the best regions and from vineyards that produce grapes that highlight the true character of the terroir. The grapes are packed and well-sulfited for the journey from California to your wine cellar.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Color Red
Grape Quality Contra Costa CA Grown Extra Select Italian Grapes
Super Saver Shipping No
Free Shipping No
Shipping options In store pick up only


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