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Delicate and Light: Ponzi Pinot Blanc

2015 Ponzi Pinot Blanc, Willamette Valley, Oregon 2015 was the earliest Willamette Valley harvest since 1992. That being said, this Pinot blanc found the early harvest agreeable, offering up pristine fruit for the fermentation.  I really wish more people would get to know this grape variety especially the examples grown in Oregon. (more…)

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A New Venture from Elk Cove: Pike Road

2015 Pike Road Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon Pike Road is a new venture from Elk Cove, the eponymous Willamette Valley winery run by Adam Campbell. The wine is a good representation of the great value Oregon Pinot Gris can be. (more…)

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Soft-textured and Plush: Troon Vineyards Blue Label Malbec

2013 Troon Vineyards Blue Label Malbec, Rogue Valley, Oregon In the past two decades, Malbec’s popularity has risen in leaps and bounds. Sure, the grape has been around forever, but it was the Argentinians who brought Malbec into the lives of most wine enthusiasts. (more…)

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Seductive Sensuality in a Glass: Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir

2013 Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley, Oregon  (more…)

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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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