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Intense Liquid Honeycomb: Sokol Blosser Rose of Pinot Noir

2015 Sokol Blosser Rose of Pinot Noir Pinot noir Rose from the Willamette Valley has experienced quite the rise in popularity over the past decade. Granted there are a lot of wine drinkers who will never love Rose wines no matter the style and that’s Ok. There are plenty of other wines for them to […]

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Tony Rynders walking the Tightrope: Tendril Pinot Noir

Wine Review: 2011 Tendril TightRope Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon Tony Rynders with all his current endeavors might be stretched a little thin, however he is still walking the Tightrope pretty well if this wine is any indication of his efforts overall. (more…)

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Soft and Nimble: Archery Summit Pinot Noir

2013 Archery Summit Pinot Noir Red Hills Estate, Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley, Oregon This is another one of the prestigious wineries that has been acquired by the Crimson Wine Group and this 2013 Red Hills Estate Pinot noir is the first year of releases from winemaker Chris Mazepink.  (more…)

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Enobytes Proudly Promotes the Pioneering Ponzi Family

Enobytes Proudly Promotes the Pioneering Ponzi Family The Ponzi’s are Willamette Valley winemaking pioneers. They also made the first Oregon wine I ever drank. Back in 1986, which seems to have been a lifetime ago, I lived in Manhattan above the Engine Company 15 firehouse on Henry Street in SoHo. (more…)

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Ghost Hill Cellars: Small Production Batches from Willamette Valley

Wine Review: 2012 Ghost Hill Cellars Pinot Noir Bayless-Bower Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon Ghost Hill wines got its name from a successful gold miner who failed to exercise the golden rule most carriers of contraband and couriers who transport valuables live by. (more…)

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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…)

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