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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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2010 Raffaldini Vineyards Swan Creek Pinot Grigio

Wine Review: 2010 Raffaldini Vineyards Swan Creek Pinot Grigio, North Carolina This Pinot Grigio was probably one of the biggest wine surprises to come my way this year. The Raffaldini Vineyards Swan Creek Pinot Grigio is full bodied for a Pinot Grigio with balanced acidity and a substantial mouth-feel that is very pleasant. The floral bouquet […]

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Do the Stars Shine Bright for Pinot Blanc?

Oregon Pinot Blanc Oregon Pinot Blanc: When I think of all the grape variety choices one has when choosing a white wine these days the first thing I ask myself when I am ready to pull the trigger on making a selection is tried and true or something new. (more…)

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Wine Review: 2011 Ponzi Willamette Valley Pinot Gris

Wine Review: 2011 Ponzi Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon The Ponzi Pinot Gris has attractive notes of apple in the nose with mouthwatering flavors of pear, lime, peach and mineral, leading to nice acidity that carries through to the finish. (more…)

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2010 J Vineyards Pinot Gris

J Vineyards Pinot Gris: Clean, crisp and refreshing with a good blast of lemon meringue and melon flavors; finishes with a long, lingering brightness of acidity. Grab a glass and drink it as an aperitif on a warm summer day with friends or pair it with your favorite foods. (more…)

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