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An Oregon Pinot with all of the Bells and Whistles
 

An Oregon Pinot with all of the Bells and Whistles

Wine Review: 2010 Seufert Pinot Noir Cuvee This Pinot noir from the 2010 vintage is from a producer I have always been fond of.  (more…)

Taste The North Valley

19 August 2015

Do you enjoy a fine viniferous libation but have an aversion to operating a motor vehicle after participating in such activities? I too resemble that remark and I wholeheartedly applaud all who have the wisdom to avoid that situation. (more…)

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A Clare Valley Riesling That Will Knock Your Socks Off

16 August 2015

Wine Review: 2014 Taylors Wakefield St. Andrews Riesling, Clare Valley, Australia What a lovely wine from the Clare Valley region of Australia. There vinification direction is to craft a wine of delicacy and finesse and they certainly nailed it. (more…)

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Feast Portland: Flagship Festival Happening in September

13 August 2015

FEAST PORTLAND 2015 Feast Portland, the Northwest’s flagship food and drink festival, is planning another unforgettable culinary weekend in Portland, Oregon, September 17th-20th, 2015.  (more…)

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Bucket List Worthy: Achaval-Ferrer

10 August 2015

Put Achaval-Ferrer on your bucket list because their wines are worth seeking out. I recently tasted through five component lab samples that make up the blend of their iconic Quimera blend from Mendoza, Argentina, and they were simply amazing.  (more…)

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A Driving Force Behind Paso Robles Syrah

06 August 2015

Wine Review: 2012 Austin Hope Syrah, Paso Robles, California Like a Paso Robles sunrise peeking up over the flatlands on the eastern horizon beyond Bakersfield, this wine covers a lot of ground. Not surprising. In fact, that’s the kind of wines I’ve come to expect from Hope Family’s viniferous offerings. (more…)

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A Standout Wine from South Africa

04 August 2015

Wine Review: 2011 Glen Carlou Grand Classique, Paarl,  South Africa This wine is quite possibly the best value on the planet for a Bordeaux-style Cabernet Sauvignon based wine. With a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot, the title Grand Classique is more than appropriate.  (more…)

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