The Vineyard at St. Joseph

Sagrada Familia Holy Family Wine

What is Sagrada Familia Wine?

Sagrada Familia wine is a still rosé table wine. It tastes best when served chilled. Made from Gamay Noir grapes grown at the Vineyard at St. Joseph, this semi-sweet rosé is the perfect crowd pleasing wine with hints of watermelon, peach and cherry. This wine is optimal when it is young. Each bottle label includes a different verse from Sacred Scripture about the Holy Family. The special dimpled bottle was designed and manufactured in France specifically for rosé wine.


How is Sagrada Familia Wine produced? 

This special wine is produced with Gamay Noir grapes grown at the Vineyard at St. Joseph on Old Mission Peninsula, in partnership with, bottled and sold by Chateau Chantal. Parishioners Robert and Nadine Begin are Chateau’s founding couple. Our parish vineyards are maintained under the direction of parishioner Allan Edford and through the active discipleship of the five Traverse City area parishes: St. Joseph, St. Francis, St. Patrick, Immaculate Conception and Christ the King.  Thank you 2018 Volunteers! (click for photos).

How Can I Purchase?

You may purchase this wine directly from Chateau Chantal by visiting their winery, or click here to order.  If you are interested in bulk orders, or to inquire about our sacramental wine, email us.  The winery is located at 15900 Rue Devin, Traverse City, Michigan on Old Mission Peninsula (view map).  Chateau Chantal graciously donates the difference between your cost of the wine and the actual retail price back to the support of the Vineyard at St. Joseph.


What Makes the Wine and Vineyard at St. Joseph Unique?

The wineries on Old Mission Peninsula are uniquely situated at the globe’s 45th parallel – the ideal climate for growing varietal wine grapes. International wine enthusiasts have recognized the wineries that comprise this stunning appellation for the exceptional quality of their wines. Each of these wineries benefit from the unique protection afforded by the narrow peninsula’s proximity to one of Lake Michigan’s most beautiful bays. In addition to providing stunning vistas, the deep waters of the east and west arms of Grand Traverse Bay serve a multiple purpose: the lingering warmth of the water in the fall helps to starve off early frosts while the bays’ cold spring temperatures prevent premature budding during a warm spring. The characteristics of this ‘micro-climate’ result in the production of award-winning wines from the dedicated vintners who hone their craft on the glacially formed landscape known as Old Mission Peninsula. (source: oldmission.com)     Aerial view of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Vineyard at St. Joseph

 






Our vineyard will be included in a future issue of this book - coming soon!