What is October? In our family, it was the birthday of my little sister -- who always reminded us that she and President Eisenhower share the same birthdate. For our grandkids, it's Halloween and the School Fall Festival. At Sweetwater Cellars there are no tricks -- only treats from our ever-expanding menu of gourmet juices!
Kedem Sparkling Merlot, Royal Kedem WineryThe Royal Kedem Winery is located in New York's Hudson River Valley. Its Kedem brand dominates the kosher sparkling juice market. Owned and operated by the Herzog family who fled Nazi Germany, the word Kedem is Yiddish for "renew our days as before." Kedem's Sparkling Merlot, introduced in 1995, comes from California grapes.
CA-Ke-smerlRegular price: $7.95Sale price: $6.95
Red Concord Grape Juice, Ferrante VineyardsAnna and Nicholas Ferrante made grapes their passion when they began selling wine in 1937. That passion was passed on to sons Peter and Anthony who enlarged the family's Ohio business with wine-making facilities and a restaurant to showcase their wines. But they didn't stop there. Ferrante's rich Concord grape juice is bottled with the same elegance as their alcoholic counterparts. This isn't supermarket Concord grape juice; this is Concord grape juice gone upscale!
OH-Fe-conRegular price: $9.95Sale price: $8.95
Cote du Soleil Sparkling Chardonnay of SpainCote du Soleil ("Sunshine Coast") is a delightful, sparkling Chardonnay grape blended with other varietals. This premium beverage from Northern Spain is free from chemical additives and artifical flavorings. Sold for as much as $25 a bottle in some of the San Francisco Bay Area's finest restaurants and featured in a few gourmet markets, Cote du Soleil delivers on taste and festivity. Bottled like a classy champagne with a real cork.
New England McIntosh Sparkling Cider, Carlson OrchardsCarlson Orchards in Harvard, Mass., was founded in 1936 by Walter and Eleanor Carlson. By the late sixties, the focus ot the Carlson farm shifted to apples as the major crop. You will want more of this New England non-alcoholic sparkling cider made from McIntosh apples!
MA-Ca-saplRegular price: $7.95Sale price: $6.95
Malio Sparkling Grape Juice with Blood Orange, Agricola GavioliItaly's Tarocco Blood Oranges are one of the world's most popular oranges because of their sweetness and juiciness. The blood orange color of the fruit's flesh gives this Vitamin C-rich variety its name. Italy's Agricola Gavioli has combined the Blood Orange flavoring with three grape varietals -- Trebbiano, Malvasia, and Lambrusco -- to create this gourmet blend.
IT-Ma-blooRegular price: $11.95Sale price: $10.95
Lady Blush Apple/Cherry Cider, Washington Apple CountryLady Blush non-alcoholic apple cider blend showcases two of Washington State's most famous orchard crops: heirloom apple varieties and sweet cherries. The cider, created in small batches of 100% Washington apples and cherries (no artifical flavors here!), captures an American tradition of cider pressing. This product is a perennial best-seller and often sells out quickly. Contains no added sugar. Unfiltered.