Oregon (/ˈɒrɨɡən/ ORR-ə-gən) is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. It is bordered on its west by the Pacific Ocean, north by Washington, south California, east Idaho, and southeast Nevada. The Columbia River delineates much of Oregon's northern boundary, the Snake River largely its eastern. Oregon's area was inhabited by many indigenous tribes before traders, explorers, and settlers arrived. An autonomous government was formed in Oregon Country in 1843, Oregon Territory was created in 1848, and Oregon became the 33rd state on February 14, 1859.It is the 9th largest and 27th most populous state. Its capital is Salem, third most populous of its cities.
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  • Pick My Next Bottle – 2007 Syrah Showdown

    … the Wine Advocate. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. Thanks for voting! I’d love to see a comment below on why you picked one bottle over another. Also, let me know if you have any suggestions for the Decemberinstallment of Pick My Next Bottle. If you enjoyed this post please consider subscribing to Zinfandel Chronicles updates by email. The post Pick My Next Bottle – 2007 Syrah Showdown appeared first on Zinfandel Chronicles. …

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  • 20 Wine Bloggers on Thanksgiving: 2006-2014

    … What You Like beats the local drum, choosing a red blend from Virginia to enjoy with his turkey. (2008) Fredric Koeppel over at Bigger Than Your Head goes unusual, with an Auxerrois from Oregon. (2013) Head to WineOhTV where Monique Soltani reveals (surprisingly) a sweet wine for turkey. And nails the pronunciation of aperitif. (2013) Sean…

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  • ¡Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir Auction Raises Over $725,000 at Annual Event!

    … Oregon Pinot Noir Auction. The Oregon wine industry relies on seasonal workers to tend to the vineyards, especially at harvest time when crews are needed at all hours of the day (nighttime picking is common here) to pick the fruit at the optimal time. It’s incredibly hard work. Just ask my husband who attempted to participate in harvest over one…

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  • Abiqua Wind Vineyard NV Estate Abiqua Cuvée, Willamette Valley, $12

    … Best Buy! Pete Buffington works with 30-year-old vines along the western slopes of the Cascades near Silverton, Ore., and this fun blend of aromatic Gewürztraminer, Early Muscat, Müller-Thurgau and Pinot Gris is quite approachable. Tropical aromas include baked pear, apricot and gooseberry with hints of toasted butter and crushed leaf…

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  • Vote now for the 2015 Oregon Wine A-List Awards

    … by Michele Francisco Do you have a favorite restaurant that you think best promotes and embraces Oregon wines? Or maybe a special sommelier who makes divine recommendations for wines grown and made in our state? Well, don’t hesitate to spread the love– nominate them for an Oregon Wine A-List award. The 2015 Oregon Wine A-List Awards (formerly…

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  • Thanksgiving Wines

    …, Moscato d’Asti, Brachetto d’Acqui Pinks: Rosé, still or sparkling Whites: Chenin Blanc/Vouvray, Pinot Gris (Oregon or Alsace), Riesling (off-dry) Reds: Pinot Noir (New World), Beaujolais, Valpolicella Whichever wine you end up serving, resist the temptation to bust out that monster Cab, killer Zin or awesome Amarone. Pop those corks at next month's holiday celebration. Happy Thanksgiving! …

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  • 5 Thanksgiving Day White Wines Under $20

    … of that I should. Its origins are from Austria where it is the signature grape. Pick up a bottle of Hermann Moser 2013 Per Due Gruner Veltliner. You'll get some citrus aromas, coupled with pear and passion fruit and a little white pepper on the finish. It retails for around $12.99 Last on my list is Torrontes from Argentina. Try the Recuerdo Torrontes. I reviewed the 2011 vintage here. Not sure if you'll be able to find the 2011, but the 2012 I am sure is just as good. It retails for $15.…

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  • Leading Idaho wine out of the wilderness

    … higher than those in Washington, Oregon and California. This provides a greater difference between daytime and nighttime temperatures during key ripening periods, which means Idaho grapes retain more all-important natural acidity. And this means they have the opportunity for better balance What Idaho needs, Dolsby said, is more grapes. Winemakers…

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  • Photo Gallery: Veuve Clicquot Brut Rose

    … Photo Gallery: Veuve Clicquot Brut Rose November 19, 2014 Veuve Clicquot Stacks Up Against Anyone! The holidays are coming! Or, as they say on “Game of Thrones”, Winter Is Coming and that means Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Veuve Clicquot! We love Champagne, and we at Portland Oregon Wine find it ironic that while we typically…

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  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

    … (left), My version (right) I noticed a slight difference between the cookies I had at Red Ridge Farms (photo above left) and the ones I made. I’m pretty sure it’s because I rolled mine into a ball and let them cook that way. I’m thinking they pressed the dough down a bit before cooking. Either way they are delicious and you get this lovely rich…

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