Featured Winery

Featured in our Fall 2015 Issue

Chateau Meichtry

This story begins almost a century ago when a Swiss immigrant named Stephan Meichtry brought his dream of commercial winemaking to America. It was 1921 when the enthusiastic twenty-five-year-old set foot in New York carrying rootstock from his European vines. Upon arrival he was met with one small problem: the United States was in the midst of Prohibition, which would continue for more than a decade.Unable to realize his original dream, he settled in Maspeth, NY, reared a family andmade wine for personal use only. However, his dream did not die. In 2007 while vacationing in New York, Stephan’s granddaughter,KarinMcNeill, secured cuttings fromone of his original vines, intending Read More