Archive | Search by Varietal

Stylish and restrained: 2012 WindRacer Pinot Noir

2012 WindRacer Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley, California Wind Racer gets its name from an antique weather vane reclaimed in Kentucky as the namesake for a winery project partnership between Barbara Banke and Peggy Furth. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in California, Pinot Noir, Wine Reviews0 Comments

Sommelier Turned Winemaker: Gramercy Cellars L’idiot

Wine Review: 2011 Gramercy Cellars L’idiot du Village Columbia Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Washington It’s really hard to go bad with anything Sommelier turned winemaker Greg Harrington makes out there in Walla Walla. (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Other Reds, Washington0 Comments

Another Great South Africa Chenin Blanc: Bellingham Bernard Series

Another Great South Africa Chenin Blanc:  Bellingham Bernard Series Wine Review: 2004 Bellingham Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc, Coastal Region, South Africa Here in the United States Chenin Blanc does not make it onto the dinner table as often as it should. Wish I knew why that is? It can’t be they are too […]

Read the full story

Posted in Chenin Blanc, South Africa0 Comments

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…)

Read the full story

Posted in Oregon, Pinot Noir2 Comments

Generous Floral and Fruit: Double Canyon Horse Heaven Hills Cabernet

2012 Double Canyon Horse Haven Hills Cabernet Sauvignon, Washington Planted in 2007, Horse Heaven Hills is a 90 acre lot planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Malbec Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc.  (more…)

Read the full story

Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Washington0 Comments

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…)

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Read the full story

Posted in Oregon, Pinot Noir0 Comments

Food & Bordeaux Award Finalist



A random exploration of our daily reads