Firehouse Wine Cellars

Until We Meet Again … Over a Glass of Wine or Pint of Beer

It is crazy how quickly times passes. In a flash, days, months, and years go by without truly reflecting on how that time shapes us. Relationships created. Memories made. Laughs… Continue reading Until We Meet Again … Over a Glass of Wine or Pint of Beer

Earth Day: Firehouse Wine Cellars changes packaging to help environment

Firehouse Wine Cellars is among wineries all over the country who are changing practices to reduce their carbon footprint and help preserve Mother Nature for future generations. Three years ago,… Continue reading Earth Day: Firehouse Wine Cellars changes packaging to help environment

Firehouse Wine Cellars goes three-for-three at Texas wine competition

RAPID CITY…Firehouse Wine Cellars brought home three awards, two golds and a bronze, from the Texas International Wine Competition. The 2020 Cabernet Franc and the 2020 Winemaker’s Collection Petit Verdot… Continue reading Firehouse Wine Cellars goes three-for-three at Texas wine competition

My Resolution for 2024 – Drink more quality wine!

Today’s New Yorker cartoon made me chuckle as they usually do. The illustration, by Christopher Weyant, pictured a couple lying in the sand in the desert looking distraught questioning, “How… Continue reading My Resolution for 2024 – Drink more quality wine!

Local winery earns five medals in prestigious San Francisco wine competition

RAPID CITY – Firehouse Wine Cellars brought home one gold and four silvers from the recent San Francisco International Wine Competition, one of the largest and most influential wine competitions.
The downtown Rapid City winery won with all five wines it entered. The 2022 Roussanne, a wine released last month, received a gold medal, while the 2020 Malbec, 2020 Cabernet Franc, also a new release, 2021 Roussanne, and 2022 Marsanne, all won silver.
“Thank you to the judges at SFIWC. It never gets old hearing people appreciate the job we are doing and the product we are putting out,” said Adam Martinez, Firehouse Wine Cellars’ winemaker. “Our production crew is honored to have our wines medal in one of the biggest international competitions out there.”
The San Francisco International Wine Competition (SFIWC), now in its 43rd year, is one of the oldest international competitions in the world. It is a member of the Tasting Alliance, the parent organization of the world-renowned San Francisco World Spirits Award Competition, New York World Wine & Spirits Competition, and Singapore World Spirits Competition.
A complete list of winners can be found at thetastingalliance.com/results/2022-san-francisco-international-wine-competition-results

The locally owned Firehouse Wine Cellars, opened in 2014, offers a variety of award-winning traditional grape wines.

There Is Quiet Vinous Brilliance Hiding in South Dakota’s Black Hills: Why you should be seeking out rare bottlings of this grandson of Pinot Noir.

Featured in Men’s Journal By Matthew Kaner – Will Travel for Wine Famous for its love of American Presidents and the yearly Sturgis rally, South Dakota (affectionately abbreviated by locals… Continue reading There Is Quiet Vinous Brilliance Hiding in South Dakota’s Black Hills: Why you should be seeking out rare bottlings of this grandson of Pinot Noir.

For the love of wine: Q & A with Firehouse Winemaker Adam Martinez

We recently sat down with winemaker Adam Martinez and talked about his life, his journey to making award-winning wines for the Firehouse, where he gets his inspiration, and what he… Continue reading For the love of wine: Q & A with Firehouse Winemaker Adam Martinez

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