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2012 Chehalem Chardonnay INOX

2012 Chehalem Chardonnay INOX

Wine Review: 2012 Chehalem Chardonnay Inox Willamette Valley, Oregon Chardonnay is made in many different styles everyplace it is grown, oaked or non-oaked. Some winemakers go bone dry and others stop fermentation when there is still a little residual sugar left so it is slightly sweet. In Oregon, producers have never been in agreement about […]

An Interview with Jameson Fink

21 April 2014

In this interview, I pick wine writer Jameson Fink’s brain to understand who he is and where he is going in the wine world. Today, he writes frequently on his own blog with a motto, “Wine without Worry” and is a Contributing Editor at Grape Collective. He also travels frequently across the world to learn and share […]

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2011 Elizabeth Chambers Pinot Noir Oregon

19 April 2014

Wine Review: Elizabeth Chambers Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, Oregon Elizabeth Chambers is a third generation Oregonian who certainly has the experience and knowledge to bring to market, the style of wines most consumers want when they buy Willamette Valley Pinot noir. Winemaker Michael Stevenson has delivered in this 2011 Winemakers Cuvee Pinot noir just that, […]

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2012 Boedecker Chardonnay Willamette Valley

17 April 2014

Wine Review: 2012 Boedecker Chardonnay Purity Willamette Valley This husband and wife winemaker team really have it going on. Year after year, Stewart and Athena Boedecker craft spectacular wine from grapes purchased across the Willamette Valley. In 2003, they brought their first vintage to market, and they continue to showcase beautiful and esoteric wines a decade […]

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Higgins Restaurant to Host aTribute to James Beard

15 April 2014

Higgins restaurant & bar to host a spring tribute to James Beard The James Beard Public Market, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization and public-private partnership, will partner with long-time board member, Greg Higgins, to host the James Beard Spring Tribute Dinners from 5pm-9pm, Apr. 29 – May 1 at Higgins Restaurant & Bar in Portland, […]

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2012 Macchia Zinfandel Mischievous

13 April 2014

Wine Review: 2012 Macchia Zinfandel Mischievous Lodi, California Macchia Winery produces a variety of different Zinfandel’s, each with unique personalities and characteristics crafted from a number of small lots from Lodi. The 2012 Macchia Zinfandel Mischievous is a full-bodied, ultra-ripe, richly intense style Zinfandel with spicy and jammy blackberry and dark cherry flavors. 

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2008 Bunchgrass Winery Columbia Valley Syrah

11 April 2014

Wine Review: 2008 Bunchgrass Winery Columbia Valley Syrah Lewis Vineyard in the Columbia Valley sits at an elevation of 1200 ft. and produces quality Syrah, most of it that was planted in 1998. The vineyard also comprises of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay. The 2008 Bunchgrass Winery Columbia Valley Syrah is a full-bodied, enticing red with […]

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