The UNDERGROUND Wine Club
Join our community of friends seeking to share their curiosity and passion for small scale viticulture and artisanal winemaking.
Being a member of the Underground Wine Club gives you a behind the scenes look into the vineyard and winemaking process curated by the passionate Wine Team at Freedom Run Winery.
Receive four pre-selected wines in March, June, September, and December as well as a 20% discount on all wines.
Winter 2022 Release
We have a lot to be thankful for this season, and like last December’s release, we wanted to include our Seanpenoise to help celebrate. We all know that fizz is the ideal wine style for celebration, but we say, “celebrate every day!” The food pairing flexibility of bubbles and the fact that they are delicious means every day can have a little sparkle in the glass. In fact, we invite you to join us in our New Year resolution: Drink more sparkling wine!
The Seanpenoise also represents the artist series for this release. Ryan and Kurt had so much fun painting for the June release, we once again broke into Sean’s studio, tapped into our holiday spirit, and said not a word; but went straight to our work.
Our second offering is a departure from the norm; a sweet dessert wine our Black Currant Nektar. While we realize that many of you eschew sweets, we urge you to give this a chance. Not only because it is downright delicious or that the blazing acidity balances out the sweetness, or that black currant is a descriptor for nearly every Cabernet Sauvignon on the market and something that should be in your aromatic vocabulary. But it gives you the opportunity to create a Kir Royale; a classic cocktail consisting of 1-part black currant to 4-parts sparkling wine!
Now for a wine you all know, love, and for many of you served as the catalyst for joining our little family in the first place. The 2018 Meritage Appassimento; best paired with a cold winter night, a roaring fire, and the company of people you love.
Finally, it is our great privilege to present the first of our 2020 reds. The estate 2020 Pinot Noir is a blend of all four vineyard blocks and will lead the parade for an outstanding vintage. Medium ruby in the glass, the nose bursts with dark cherry and bramble fruit while violet, earth, and spice linger in the background. A powerhouse on the palate, it is fruit forward and plush, supported by bright acidity and subtle velvety tannins. But somehow, despite all its boisterous character the wine manages to maintain a delicacy that is strictly Pinot Noir. We can't wait to hear thoughts on this one since Underground members are going to be the first ones able to purchase it!
Remember, as an Underground member your 20% discount is applied to all wines purchased. Please continue to give us feedback so that we can improve the Underground Wine Club experience for everyone.
"It’s hard to believe it has only been two years since we began our mission of assembling a little association of wine lovers, gastronomes, and hedonists. Sharing our passion for small production wine growing and highlighting the Niagara Escarpment’s consistent ability to produce truly world class wines has been a pleasure," stated Vineyard Manager Kurt Guba.
“If you aren’t taking advantage of your discount on all wine-related events, you should be! It is a great way to make the most of your membership. Check out our First Friday Wine Class which is a great way to expand your wine IQ. We will also let you know about pairing dinners, special tastings and vault releases available to Underground Wine Club Members, and you can also check out all of our fun Happenings.” added Winemaker Ryan Sidoti.
Wine Team - Kurt Guba and Ryan Sidoti
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As our slogan is 'We View Wine As Art' ~ one bottle of each four-bottle release will be embellished with art for Underground Wine Club members.