OVER THREE HUNDRED YEARS AGO,
thousands of Irish fled their native land and spread across the globe in what is historically known as the “Flight of the Wild Geese.” What few realize, however, is that a large number went on to establish some of the most renowned wineries today. These forgotten Irish craftsman and their ancestors are reverently named the “Winegeese.”
ROVE: "TO TRAVEL CONSTANTLY WITHOUT A DESTINATION; WANDER."
Perched upon the Gallagher’s fifth-generation farmland, Rove Estate was born from both a passion for wine and a desire to preserve a family’s heritage. The name itself pays homage to the unsung heroes who paved the way for winemakers today, to the generations of immigrants that tilled and shaped these lands, and to all those who dare to dream or sail uncharted seas. At 1100 feet, the landscape reates the perfect vineyard: southern-exposed slopes, abundant sunlight, and cool-air drainage with protection from the frost—perfect conditions for premium estate grown grapes. The year’s stormy weather, the type of grapes on the vine, the leathery hands of the workers that picked each one—