June 14, 2018 by Rayanne Racine
March 22, 2018 by Rayanne Racine
Come celebrate with us, the release of our Fumé Blanc!
Impressions from our Wine-Maker:
This wine greets your nose with the aromas of toffee, rose blossom and caramel apple. An incredibly full and juicy wine with flavors of pineapple, gooseberries, and butterscotch that commingle midpalate. Finishing with cleansing notes of citrus and lemon grass.
At the release party, you will enjoy a complimentary tasting of our Fumé Blanc, free appetizers and discounts on glasses of Fumé Blanc.
Thinking this wine sounds familiar? We had a few lucky people sample it in February this year during our first Futures Wine Tasting. To learn more about the Futures Wine Tasting and see our 2019 date click here.
We also sampled this wine at our Special Cellars Vintage Tasting during this year’s FUNdue Wine Fest. It was a big hit!
While you are at Captain’s Walk, feel free to order from our Bistro. Our menu is online for easy access, so you can plan your evening before even getting here!
No reservations are needed to attend this Thursday night tasting. Simply visit us on June 14th from 4 to 7 pm. Anticipate enjoying light appetizers, delicious wine and some great deals!
Traveling from out of town? There are plenty of hotel options in Green Bay. We recommend staying at St. Brendan’s Inn or Quality Inn & Suites. Both are just a short (captain’s) walk from the winery.
We look forward to sharing the evening with you and to hear your thoughts on our newest wine, Fumé Blanc! Cheers!
March 30, 2017 by Benirae
Come celebrate with us, the release of our Marquette Rosé!
Impressions from our Wine-Maker:
Marquette Rosé, a first of its kind made from dark-skinned red Marquette grapes, entices the palate with sweet and tangy strawberry flavors. This grape has been grown locally in Door County at the Stony Creek Vineyard since 2006. It is a cold-hardy variety that buds early in the season. Developed at the University of Minnesota, this grandchild of Pinot Noir is a complex hybrid with black currant, cherry, and spice notes, excellent for rosés and medium-bodied dry reds.
The Marquette Rosé pairs well with poultry, seafood, pork, spicy dishes, salad, Asian, and fresh fruit, which makes this wine a great go to rosé!
At the release party, you will enjoy a complimentary tasting of our Marquette Rosé, free appetizers and discounts on glasses of Marquette Rosé.
While you are at Captain’s Walk, feel free to order from our Bistro. Our menu is online for easy access, so you can plan your night before even getting here!
No reservations are needed to attend this Thursday night tasting. Simply visit us on March 22nd from 4 to 7 pm. Anticipate enjoying light appetizers and some great deals!
Traveling from out of town? There are plenty of hotel options in Green Bay. We recommend staying at St. Brendan’s Inn, which is just a short (captain’s) walk from the winery.
We look forward to sharing the evening with you and to hear your thoughts on our Marquette Rosé! Cheers!
November 7, 2015 by Brad Schmiling
Whiskey Barrel Peach Cider Release
Thursday, March 30th from 4-7pm.
Come toast the release of our newest hard cider – a whiskey barrel hard peach cider. That’s a lot to say, but the cider offers a mouthful of flavors!
Note the impressions left on our cider-maker:
The whiskey barrel peach is a blend of both peach and Wisconsin apple ciders. Aged in freshly emptied Kentucky Bourbon whiskey barrels, to bring out enhanced rich flavors of peach jam, vanilla, cinnamon and smoke. Full bodied and warm, with intense notes of honey.
We obtained these barrels from a broker connected to Old Forester. So if you’re a bourbon aficianado, try to identify those characteristics in our cider.
Enjoy this cider tasting with complimentary appetizers and desserts. Special discounted prices available during the event.
Captain’s Walk Limited Release Ciders are experimental batches that allow the taster to experience small, regional flavors. You won’t find these ciders anywhere else. Since our batches are so small, we only serve our hard cider on tap. You can always take home a growler, but they are not available in a bottle or can. That means they haven’t spent time bouncing around on a delivery truck. They are fermented in our cellars and served right upstairs. They’re so fresh, they don’t even make it to our tasting guide. They sell out quickly, which is fun for us! We get to consistently create new batches for you to experience.
Craft ciders are quickly becoming a new category. True hard ciders cannot be made by a brewery, so you’ll only find them produced where a winery license is held. That’s us!
If you have been enjoying our hard ciders from the beginning, then we are excited to release this limited batch for you! While visiting, be sure to taste some of our other ciders on tap. No reservations are needed to attend this Thursday night tasting. Simply visit us on March 30th from 4 to 7 pm. Anticipate enjoying light appetizers and desserts.
We look forward to sharing the evening with you!
WINE & WORDS POETRY CONTEST
In a unique partnership with the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, Captain’s Walk Winery recently conducted a Wine & Words Poetry Contest.
Over 30 poets from around Wisconsin submitted short poems. Poetry contest submissions were asked to celebrate wine or wine gatherings.
The poetry contest winner was “Ode to Wine.”
It was written by Karen Wilson, a Door County poet.
Other finalists were Sylvia Cavanaugh from Cedar Grove, Phyllis Beckman from Onalaska, Wendy Schmidt from Appleton, Annette Grunseth from Green Bay, Sharon Daly, Linda Aschbrenner from Marshfield and Phil Hansotia and Gary Jones also from Door County.
Karen Wilson started fashioning words into poems a dozen years ago, amid a life hitherto devoted to land preservation in particular and environmental protection in general. She’s having more fun now. A life-long Wisconsinite who grew up in Sheboygan, she has lived for decades in Door County, where her forebears were original settlers.
Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets (WFOP.org) is a non-profit organization developed to celebrate and recognize Wisconsin’s unique legacy of poetry and poets. WFOP organizes poetry readings and other poetry events and projects around the state including two annual conferences. The Fellowship also publishes the annual Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar, is represented on the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission, and sponsors educational activities throughout Wisconsin. In 2015, WFOP celebrated its 65th Anniversary.
The winning poem will be featured on 1,000 Captain’s Walk Winery wine bottles this fall. Join us on November 7th for the Poetry Contest release of Wine and Words hang tags. Both vintages of Sangiovese and Sauvignon Blanc will display the poetry contest winner.
Every guest willing to read Ode to Wine (out loud) on November 7th will receive one half price glass of Sangiovese or Sauvignon Blanc.
A special cheese plate intended to pair well with the two celebrated wines will also be available on the day of the release party.