Jug wine…the next frontier

on 04/03/11 at 8:44 am


Many of us first encountered jug wine in college — the cheap, headache-inducing stuff was to quality wine what PBR is to beer. But things have changed.

A new jug wine has surfaced, and it’s legit. Sherman and Hooker’s Shebang! red-wine blend is the brainchild of Morgan Twain-Peterson (founder/owner of Bedrock Wine Co. and son of Joel Peterson, who is the founder of Ravenswood Winery in Sonoma, which makes killer Zins). Now in its third release, the grape varietals used, and the composition of each, changes with each vintage.

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