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2012 Boedecker Chardonnay Willamette Valley

2012 Boedecker Chardonnay Willamette Valley

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 […]

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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17th Annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

09 April 2014

Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival: Event Showcases the Many Styles of Cold-Climate Pinot Noir This year’s Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival, to be held May 16-18, will not only showcase Anderson Valley Pinot Noir as we know it, but celebrate the versatility of the grape. More than 45 producers will pour everything from Pinot Noir Blanc […]

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2012 Handley Pinot Blanc

07 April 2014

Wine Review: 2012 Handley Pinot Blanc Mendocino County California I have tasted and enjoyed Milla Handley’s wine for over two decades, and I have to say she is my favorite winemaker from the Anderson Valley.  She has the ability to transform grapes into something special in the bottle, and she continues to produce stellar wine […]

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2011 Eyrie Chardonnay Reserve

05 April 2014

Wine Review: Eyrie Chardonnay Reserve, Original Vines, Dundee Hills, Oregon The Eyrie Chardonnay Reserve is clean and crisp with meyer lemon, pear, honey and vanilla cream aromas. On the palate, it is medium-bodied with flavors of green apples, lime and baking spices that evolve from first sip. Very lively and tart, halibut, scallops or chicken […]

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