Murphy-Goode Homefront Red

4.0 out of 5.0

The Vineyard

Murphy-Goode Vineyard is located in Sonoma County in California. Founded by three friends, Tim Murphy, Dale Goode and Dave Ready, the vineyard now produces their own vintages and world-class Bordeaux varieties from the Alexander Valley.

Their vineyard sounds like a fun time and definitely on our list of places to visit when we head to San Fransisco this Spring.

Bonus Points:

  • Their winemaker grew up in Minnesota (Cheers to the Midwest!)
  • They have a Grill Sergeant at their vineyard - wine + bbq, count us in!
  • Their Mac n' Cheese recipe

The Wine

Homefront Red is a blend of mainly Zinfandel, Merlot, Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot. This wine is a medium-bodied blend full of fruit flavors and aromas such as cherries and raspberries. Soft tannins and a lower alcohol content than some blends, this red offers a smooth finish. Pairs well with a good burger or BBQ.

Why We Love It

  • We love blends, pretty much all of them
  • Made in the USA
  • The flavor
  • The price ($14)
  • The cause

The Cause

For every bottle of Homefront Red sold Murphy-Goode donates 50 cents to a great cause. Operation Homefront provides support for military families during hard times. They provide financial assistance by providing military families with food assistance, health care, travel and transportation, and many other essential items. They established the Operation Homefront Village to help wounded warriors and have served over 4,200 Wounded Warrior families. Find out how you can help Operation Homefront in their fight to make a difference for military families!

Cheers to a great wine for a great cause!

By Tannins and Tatas
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