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    CHAD STOCK OF MINIMUS WINES – E&R Wine Shop; Portland, OR (7/17/2014) Chad Stock has been making many wonderful wines for established wineries in the Willamette Valley for a few years. He’s also been making his own breed of unique and adventurous wines under his Minimus brand. The majority of his wines are experimental projects […]

    CHAD STOCK OF MINIMUS WINES – E&R Wine Shop; Portland, OR (7/17/2014) Chad Stock has been making many wonderful wines for established wineries in the Willamette Valley for a few years. He’s also been making his own breed of unique and adventurous wines under his Minimus brand. The majority of his wines are experimental projects that make him look a bit like an enological mad scientist.

    15 readers - By Wine is Serious Business

    Yamhill Valley Vineyards 2012 Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $25

    Yamhill Valley Vineyards 2012 Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $25 By Great Northwest Wine on September 25, 2014 Estate plantings in the Coastal Range foothills, cooled by afternoon breezes through Van Duzer corridor, made for this Chardonnay made beautiful in the hands of McMinnville winemaker Ariel Eberle. This yield of 2.7 tons per acre taken Oct.

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      Northwest Wine Round-up September 15th to 22st 2014

      Washington Wine Report - - 7 readers - A round-up of stories on Northwest wine from September 15th to 21st. Read previous round-ups here. From around the world… Jamaica The Gleaner writes about Washington wine. The Toronto Sun writes about Charles & Charles. From around the country… Wine Spectator writes about Drew Bledsoe’s Doubleback.

      Riesling wins 2014 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

      Great Northwest Wine - - 7 readers - Wild Goose Vineyards’ 2012 God’s Mountain Vineyard Riesling from the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia won best of show at the 2014 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) HOOD RIVER, Ore. – A British Columbia Riesling – a wine that might never be made again – won best of show at the second annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition.

      Phelps Creek Vineyards 2012 Pinot Noir, Columbia Gorge, $34

      Great Northwest Wine - - 7 readers - Phelps Creek Vineyards 2012 Pinot Noir, Columbia Gorge, $34 By Great Northwest Wine on October 22, 2014 Starting with this vintage, Burgundy-based Alexandrine Roy, a fourth-generation winemaker, took over the winemaking at this Oregon winery with view of Mount Hood. She pulls from 30 acres of estate vines that are primarily planted with Pinot Noir clones Pommard, Dijon 115 and 117.

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      Denison Cellars 2011 Premier Version Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $26

      … Denison Cellars 2011 Premier Version Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $26 By Great Northwest Wine on October 24, 2014 Economist-turned-winemaker Tim Wilson released this small lot under this Premier Version tier from the third vintage under his own label in McMinnville, Ore., and he once again shows excellence despite a cooler vintage…

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      Tendril Guadalupe Vineyard Pinot Noir

      … Posted on 24 October 2014. Wine Review: 2011 Tendril Guadalupe Vineyard Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon The 2011 Tendril Guadalupe Vineyard Pinot Noir is of the feminine style with pretty flavors of cherry and raspberry with subtle undertones of tangerine and mineral. The Pinor noir is balanced with perfect acidity and roundness…

      5 readers - By Pamela Heiligenthal/ Enobytes

      Awards to honor top restaurants, sommeliers for Oregon wine

      … The historic Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Ore., is home to the inaugural Great Northwest Wine Competition and its restaurant — Simon’s — received a regional award from the Oregon Wine Board earlier this year. (via flickr.com) PORTLAND, Ore. — The name has changed, but this fall the Oregon wine industry continues its search…

      5 readers - By Eric Degerman/ Great Northwest Wine

      Portland Wine Tastings: Friday, October 24, 2014

      … Great Wine Buys This time with the winemakers themselves! Longtime favorites Arnaud Margaine and Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy will be here pouring their goods. See Special Events for more details. $15 John’s Marketplace Kris Alexander of Vinum Imports will be pouring selections from Oregon, Washington, France, and Spain 5-7 pm, $5. Lilac Wine We ain’t…

      4 readers - By Portland Oregon Wine

      10 Best Beer Town Winners

      … a great job promoting and enticing beer drinkers, brewers and connoisseurs to visit. Cheers Grand Rapids! We are very excited to see Bend Oregon on the list as it is one of our favorite beer destinations with Crux Fermentation, 10 Barrel Brewing, Boneyard, and Deshcutes Brewing to name a few...not to mention, my Dad lives there! As for we…

      3 readers - By Kelly Fugina/ Sipped In California

      The New 2015 Portland Events Wall Calendar Hits Stores

      …, vegetal notes, and capable tannins. A good wine has a balanced personality, even if it's a punk. FAQ What do you write about? I write about wines around the world with a focus on the wines of Italy, Oregon, Washington, California, Croatia, and British Columbia. I focus on Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley in California; Oregon's Willamette Valley…

      2 readers - By Mattie Bamman/ By The Tun

      Abacela Vineyards: Umpqua Terroir/Spanish Varieties make oustanding wines

      … no tannic bite or scratchiness either, due to the choice of the grape lots and the barrel regimen, with 17 months of a combination of old and new barrels, using a combination of French and American oak. (Interestingly enough for wine geek types, the Fiesta actually reminded me of the Mencia/Bierzo reds, even though that’s a different Spanish variety…

      1 readers - By Hoke Harden/ Elixir Vitae

      From Napa to Idaho: Coiled Wines’ twisted tale

      … blend, Petite Sirah Coiled Wines Petit Verdot from the 2013 vintage ages in barrel. The wine is destined for Black Mamba, a red blend by Leslie Preston. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) Preston’s red blend, called Black Mamba, has given her latitude to play with different grape varieties. It started out with a focus on Tempranillo. Now its…

      2 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      It’s a Wine Quiz!

      …. Adelsheim Vineyard is located in which state? a. California b. Virginia c. Oregon d. Michigan 3. My brunch recipe for Mexican Egg Casserole paired beautifully with which wine? a. Monastrell b. Pinotage c. Semillon d. Prosecco 4. Malagousia is a grape grown in which country? a. Greece b. New Zealand d. South Africa e. Australia 5. Pedro Ximenez…

      4 readers - By Cindy Rynning/ Grape Experiences

      Fall-Into-Winter Warmers: Whiskeys With Flavor and Value!

      … of Colorado, their excise is $2.28 per gallon…THIRTY-TWO DOLLARS AND NINETY-FOUR CENTS lower than mine. Find your state on the map and take a moment to revel in the fact that you are a booze fan and that you don’t live in this corner of the country. Let me say this directly and with no sugar coating: When we passed Washington Initiative 1183…

      1 readers - By The Pour Fool

      Ecliptic Brewing – come for the beer, stay for the food

      … As a gal who’s all about my food and wine pairings I was intrigued to be invited to a beer and food pairing lunch at Ecliptic Brewing last week. Beer and Food pairing? But I just thought beer was for burgers and typical bar food? Nope. Beer can be just as intriguing with a multi-course meal as wine. And John Harris knew this when he created…

      1 readers - By Vindulge

      15th Platinum Judging begins today

      … Coke Roth, a longtime wine judge, evaluates a red wine during the 14th annual Platinum Judging, a best-of-the-best competition conducted by Wine Press Northwest magazine. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) KENNEWICK, Wash. – It’s the ultimate beauty contest of wine competitions in the Pacific Northwest. The 15th annual Platinum…

      3 readers - By Great Northwest Wine
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