Coterie

Mosier Hills Albariño + Dungeness Crab is a match made on the coast of Northwest Spain
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Mosier Hills Albariño + Dungeness Crab is a match made on the coast of Northwest Spain

The birthplace of Albariño is nestled in the misty hills of the Rias Baixas DO. Here, Albariño accounts for 96% of all grapes planted in the region. Named for the rias or jagged, shallow fjords, this sub-region of Galicia has more in common with the moody landscapes of Scotland or Ireland. The above-average rainfall and…

5 Things You Should Know About Our Rarest Grape
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5 Things You Should Know About Our Rarest Grape

Once largely unknown, Mencia has been growing in popularity on the New World wine scene. Formerly only found in Northwest Spain and Portugal, this variety has gained prestige with wine writers and enthusiasts in recent years. Read on to find out what makes this grape so special, and how it found a new home in…

Coterie Release: Spring 2021
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Coterie Release: Spring 2021

Spring has arrived in the Mosier Valley and the hills are glowing with cherry blossoms. Grape buds are beginning to swell, our cows are devouring new clover in the pasture, and there is fresh, abundant energy on the farm.  Of the many projects we have been working to launch this spring is a new digital experience for our…

Coterie Release: Fall 2020
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Coterie Release: Fall 2020

This fall, we reflect on finding comfort in uncertainty, and the innate beauty of community and connection. We are inspired by wine’s ability to unite us, serving as a symbol of our shared journey through points in time.   “Rather than denoting a thing in isolation, beauty signifies life-in-relationship. Most importantly, it is evidence of…