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2012 MacPhail Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

2012 MacPhail Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

Wine Review: 2012 MacPhail Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, California This awesome elixir from MacPhail personifies tasty, juicy, liquidity in an almost perfect fermentation of pristine Sonoma Coast Pinot noir grapes. I feel graced to have the opportunity to taste wine like this. The aromas that waft out of the glass fifteen minutes after pouring will […]

Summer Sippers: Berries & Thyme

18 July 2014

Revered for its timeless craft cocktails, intimate Hollywood ease and ode to local flavors, Portland’s Driftwood Room at Hotel deLuxe returns this summer with a bill of new cocktails embellished with fresh herbs from Hotel deLuxe’s rooftop garden and olive oil and lavender harvested from Oregon’s adored Red Ridge Farms.  

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2011 Ponzi Vineyards Chardonnay Reserve

16 July 2014

Wine Review: 2011 Ponzi Vineyards Chardonnay Reserve, Willamette Valley, Oregon The Ponzi Vineyards Chardonnay Reserve is a wonderful unfiltered Chardonnay that is quite refreshing and vibrant. You’ll taste layers of pear, apples and cream that finishes long and strong. They sourced the fruit primarily from the Aurora Vineyards in the Chahelem Mountains, with a small […]

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Winemaker Spotlight: Alexandrine Roy

14 July 2014

Winemaker Spotlight: Alexandrine Roy Women are developing tremendous influence in the wine and food industry, rising to the top of the ranks as winery owners, sommeliers, chefs, winemakers, vineyard managers, writers and educators. The aim of this series is to represent the Pacific Northwest women in Oregon and Washington who are developing tremendous influence in […]

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Video: Sous-vide Cooking Lecture

12 July 2014

Video: Sous-vide Cooking Lecture 1 It is probably hard to believe that Harvard puts on cooking lectures but they are quite fascinating videos. They are a collaboration between eminent Harvard researchers and world-class chefs. In this lecture speaker Joan Roca (El Celler de Can Roca) talks about Sous-vide Cooking. I will post other Sous-vide videos […]

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2011 Faust Cabernet Sauvignon

10 July 2014

Wine Review: 2011 Faust Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, California The 2011 Faust Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine of enduring simplistic quality and I mean that in the most complimentary way, it is rare to taste a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon that has not been over manipulated during fermentation and aging. Agustin Huneeus certainly has the skills […]

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The News Tribune: An Interview with Marc Hinton

08 July 2014

This week, writer and reporter Craig Sailor of the Tacoma News Tribune interviewed Enobytes writer and author Marc Hinton about his book, A History of Pacific Northwest Cuisine, Mastodons to Molecular Gastronomy. Head over to the article to read about camels, the Makah’s, Lewis and Clark, and of course food and wine, in his article titled, […]

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