Precision For Perfecting Wine

Laura McNamaraPrecision Ag in the News

The San Marcos RecordThe Iron Horse strives to produce the best in sparkling wine, good enough even for the President. And, according to the San Marcos Record, Iron Horse sparkling wine was good enough for President Reagan’s toast to peace at his first summit meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev in Geneva. The San Marcos record also reports that “precision” is what helps make Iron Horse wine so “presidential.”

Sterling believes Iron Horse is making some of their best wines ever, thanks to a quality revolution that began in the vineyards. Using primarily estate-grown grapes, Iron Horse has engaged in what she calls “precision farming.” It’s using the best farming techniques — organic or otherwise — that apply to a specific vineyard.

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