The Glorious Life Blog

The Glorious Life

Welcome to the Gloria Ferrer blog – the perfect place to experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of our winery when you can’t be here in person.

Staff Spotlight: Ryan McAllister

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

Monthly, this Staff Spotlight blog segment will be here to shine a light on our many Gloria Ferrer employees and get you familiar with the important people behind this bubbly business of ours, if you will! Coming to you live from the Tasting Room is one of our wine educators, Ryan McAllister. Having two years of Gloria Ferrer experience […]

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Following our Remodel: Entry Three

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

Steadily, construction treks forward and aesthetic changes are very much so underway. And by steadily, I mean jackhammers pounding away at our floor (sorry in advance to the office workers upstairs for the noise level….). One of the more colossal changes we’ve undergone since the start of our renovation would have to be the removal […]

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A Twist on Valentine’s Day Clichés

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

As January nears its end, February starts revving its engine. And by revving its engine, I mean getting boxes of chocolates, dozens of roses and six-foot-tall teddy bears ready. You see, Valentine’s Day is very easily considered a cliché: that typical twelve-piece chocolate box that’s available at nearly every drug store starts to get just […]

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Following Our Remodel: Entry Two

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

Tables have been moved and bottles have been delicately transported, thus completing the set-up for our temporary tasting room. Despite its temporary existence, this tasting room inhabits quite the charming personality.  Bistro lighting panels the terrace roofing, providing inviting light to the plenty of tables available for thirsty customers.             […]

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Our Year in Review: 2014

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

And just like that… BOOM!  It’s 2015. And what a year 2014 has been! From releasing a new varietal of wine to commencing a renovation of our tasting room (and world as we know it), this year has yielded plenty of noteworthy events to reflect upon. Here is the place to catch up on the past […]

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Staff Spotlight: Jennifer North

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

Monthly, this Staff Spotlight blog segment will be here to shine a light on our many Gloria Ferrer employees and get you familiar with the important people behind this bubbly business of ours, if you will! Kicking off this blog series is none other than the “Mama Jen” herself–our Assistant Manager of the Visitor’s Center Jennifer North.  This […]

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A Little “Pop” in Your Step

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

The holidays are over, you’ve finally took the initiative to start taking down those Christmas decorations and January now brings some much needed winter downtime to decompress. However, there are those classic winter days: running to your car in the rain to avoid getting soaked only to find yourself stomping into the deepest puddle in the […]

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Introductory Segment: Meet Our Renovation Plans

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

Welcome to this blog segment dedicated to following our exciting winery remodel! From January 5, 2015 to April 2015, Gloria Ferrer Winery will be undergoing some aesthetic surgery, if you will.  Our tasting room is undergoing a remodel that will guarantee a perfect vista terrace tasting experience, both inside and out. Improvements will include: A […]

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New Years Eve: Traditions Near and Far

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

New Years Eve was always an exciting holiday for me. Growing up, my mom would drop a couple cranberries in our sparkling apple cider and tidy-up a little present for my sister and I, placed delicately on our expensive-feeling dinner plates (my mother regarded New Years Eve as the one holiday she would trust me and my sister with the […]

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Personality and Wine Pairing

Written By: Kelly DeLaMora

I’m confident to say we’re all familiar with the traditional food and wine pairing.  Having seafood? Try a light white wine. Grilling up a juicy steak? Try a full-bodied red. Eating anything, anytime anywhere? Have Gloria Ferrer sparkling wine (of course!) But there is a very, very important element that wine pairing has overlooked.  Sure, we […]

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