Ehret Family Winery: winery information
Winemaker: Nick Goldschmidt
A Star Winemaker
To create those outstanding wines, the Ehret Family hired Nick Goldschmidt of Goldschmidt Vineyards, Forefathers Wines, and the excellent wines in the portfolio of Beam Wine Estates (now Constellation Brands' Vintas BWE). Born and trained in New Zealand, Nick has international winemaking experience from California to Argentina, and from Australia to Europe.
Annual Production: 1,500 cases
Bavarian Lion Vineyards are planted to cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot, malbec, petite sirah, syrah, sémillon, and sauvignon blanc grapes on various rootstocks. Ehret Family Winery produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, and a red Meritage from the estate vineyards. The vineyard soils consist of strata of stony, loam, and clay.
Grape Varieties Planted