As a single vineyard winery, they pay attention to every detail when producing their wine—who farms it, what the soil type is, the sustainability level of the wine, and how hard the wine is pressed. They take time with the decisions they make and don’t cut any corners so their consumers can really taste the quality and difference of their wine apart from others
- Vue Magazine
Ultimately, we want to get people tasting really good wine at an affordable price point,” McAuley said. “Through the Clambake brand, I’m excited to introduce craft wines that are delicious but approachable.
- Asbury Park Press
With Ripe Life Wines, winemaker and sommelier Mary McAuley is doing something a little different: She’s asking you to trust the winemaking choices implicit in her brand—Clambake Wines—from year to year. In return, you get an expertly made “craft wine,” chardonnay or rosé that does pair beautifully with a clambake (her original inspiration), but also represents a new kind of hybridized winemaking style.
- NJ Monthly