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A Napa Cabernet with a Unique History

A Napa Cabernet with a Unique History

Wine Review: 2012 Burgess Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, Howell Mountain, California This wonderfully exquisite classic Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is made from 92% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Petit Verdot and is made from certified Napa Green grapes. Burgess Cellars has been producing Left Bank Bordeaux-style wines for over four decades.  (more…)

An Oregon Pinot with all of the Bells and Whistles

29 August 2015

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…)

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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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