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Early Beginnings of Mountain View
In 1996, with the help of wine consultant from California we imported ten different wine grape varieties of vitis vinifera family from a certified nursery in California, U.S.A. After carefully evaluating their performance, we selected five varieties for commercial plantation on twenty five acres of Phadatre Estate Vineyards in Nasik Valley.

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This was the first successful attempt ever in the entire Nashik Valley. Since then these varieties have spread to other grape growing areas of Maharashtra and other neighboring states.
We proudly take the credit of introducing these wine grape varieties in Nashik Valley which has now become the wine capital of India.

Development Approach - Working with the Local Farmers
We, at Mountain View, have always believed in sharing our knowledge and experience with other grape growers. We are committed to the cause of upliftment of the poor farmers from villages. From time to time, several seminars and group discussions have been arranged for the benefit of the farmers. This has resulted into several thousand acres of new plantations of wine grape varieties not only in Maharashtra but also in the neighboring states. We receive enormous satisfaction in knowing that we have been instrumental in initiating a movement for the development of a new wine industry, an agro based food processing industry, which has the potential of revolutionizing the entire rural agricultural economy of western Maharashtra and Marathwada. This very feeling has been the source of iinspiration for us to work even harder for the overall development of this industry.

To be able to survive and persist in our endeavor to experiment and then successfully set up not only vineyards but also a boutique winery for producing premium quality wines of international standard from our estate grown grapes, we needed to put in more than just hard work. It required careful planning and research, at times risk taking without being reckless, daring to be different and unlike most other industries, to be driven by passion rather than sheer profit motive. Now, as we are getting out of the woods and finally getting on the path of success, it could breed arrogance in us; instead it has created price, balanced with humility and confidence, countered with reality.

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Anselme Selosse issued this profound statement while explaining his winemaking philosophy one recent morning at his small property in Avize, a village in Champagne's Côte des Blancs.

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For Selosse, wine has a higher purpose. A wine must translate place, clearly expressing the characteristics of the soils and climate in which it's grown.

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This concept -- the notion of terroir -- is hardly unique. Winemakers across the world wax poetically about how "wine is made in the vineyard." When Selosse took over his father's winery in 1974, however, such talking points weren't yet clichéd. In Champagne, especially, few producers cared about such things.

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Council Program Manager Linda Jones said the 2013 Michigan Wine Competition reception, which took place at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing, drew a crowd of 350 people. Nationally, Michigan is gaining some recognition when it comes to quality wines.

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"Michigan is in the top 10 wine producing states in the country. Wine is produced in all 50 states. And Michigan's reputation for quality fruit production makes it an ideal location for growing wine grapes," Jones said.

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• The 2012 Cabernet Franc from Peninsula Cellars on the Old Mission Peninsula One variety of Michigan wine that's becoming recognized in national and international wine circles is Riesling, said Tom Knighton, owner of Blustone Vineyards in Lake Leelanau. The winery's 2013 Riesling won a best of class award from the competition this year.

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What’s next in the creeping Nazism of Europe. Yes, I’m calling it Nazism when Israeli Jewish businesses are being systematically banned from Europe.

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Israel to Stop Exports of ‘Settlement Products’ to EU Israel will end its export of poultry and dairy produce from communities beyond the Green Line, in line with EU directives.

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and Samaria Regional Council head Gershon Mesika sent his congratulations to the owners of the Har Bracha winery for two medals won in 2013 DECANTER competition held in Britain. Shira and Nir Lavie established their own winery in the Samaria region ten years ago, when they realised other wineries in the country were interested in buying the grapes they produced. This young winery took a silver medal for its 2011 Petit Syrah and a bronze for its 2009 Highlander Cabernet Sauvignon Gold. With over 14,000 wines from 52 countries in the competition, this is no small honour. Har Bracha, which produces about 30,000 bottles a year, is now one of seven wineries in the Samaria region. As farmers realise the perfect mix of altitude, climate, and soil available for grape-growing, wine production has become more popular there.

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What’s next in the creeping Nazism of Europe. Yes, I’m calling it Nazism when Israeli Jewish businesses are being systematically banned from Europe.

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Israel to Stop Exports of ‘Settlement Products’ to EU Israel will end its export of poultry and dairy produce from communities beyond the Green Line, in line with EU directives.

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and Samaria Regional Council head Gershon Mesika sent his congratulations to the owners of the Har Bracha winery for two medals won in 2013 DECANTER competition held in Britain. Shira and Nir Lavie established their own winery in the Samaria region ten years ago, when they realised other wineries in the country were interested in buying the grapes they produced. This young winery took a silver medal for its 2011 Petit Syrah and a bronze for its 2009 Highlander Cabernet Sauvignon Gold. With over 14,000 wines from 52 countries in the competition, this is no small honour. Har Bracha, which produces about 30,000 bottles a year, is now one of seven wineries in the Samaria region. As farmers realise the perfect mix of altitude, climate, and soil available for grape-growing, wine production has become more popular there.

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Read our Under the Dome blog Find more news, tidbits and commentary about the state's political process here.

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