Meet the Maker Series: Moira and Gretchen Henkel of Fumana Wines

stellenbosch_vineyard_fumanawebMeet the Maker Series: Moira and Gretchen Henkel of Fumana Wines
Wednesday, Sept 11
5:30-7:30 pm

This week we’re holding a special tasting on Wednesday night to welcome 2 South African wine importers, Moira and Gretchen Henkel of Fumana Wines, who will be showcasing several South African wines new to the Alabama market. Moira founded Fumana almost 20 years ago with the goal of bringing world-class South African wines to new markets. They’ll be featuring a selection of wines from the famous Stellenbosch region:

*PLEASE NOTE: We will be having two seated tastings at 5:30 and 6:30 in order to work with Moira & Gretchen’s schedule. If you are interested in attending, could you please note the time-frame in our FB comments section (or email us at firehousewinebar@yahoo.com) so we can come up with a rough headcount for our back room?

  • Helder Crest White Blend – An elegant combination of ripe peach, apricot and fig flavours with a touch of tart gooseberry and grassy notes in this Sauvignon Blanc-Chardonnay blend. $20 btl
  • Helder Crest Rose – This Provence style blush made from a combination of Merlot, Mourvedre and Grenache, has a lovely floral nose with flavours of strawberry and raspberry and a clean minearlity on the finish. $20 btl
  • Helder Crest Red Blend – Shiraz and Petit Verdot combine in this spicy, rich red tasting of dark berries and plumbs with a hint of tobacco, spice and leather on the finish. $21 btl
  • Grinder Pinotage – The newest vintage of this classic Pinotage is back, and it’s delicious! Dark cherry, raspberry and blackberry flavours are balanced with mocha, a hint of campfire smoke, and you guessed, coffee notes! $18 btl

Tasting: $12

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