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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

    Native Sun, Purple Star wines find home near Red Mountain

    Amy and Kyle Johnson own and operate Terra Vinum, the parent company for their Purple Star and Native Sun brands. They will produce both wines at their new facility in Benton City, Wash. (Photo by Eric Degerman/Great Northwest Wine) BENTON CITY, Wash. — Soft-spoken Kyle Johnson, one of Washington state’s most talented winemakers, is no longer a vagabond vintner.

    9 readers - By Eric Degerman/ Great Northwest Wine

      Riesling, New York style #FLXWine

      Señorita Vino - - 11 readers - If you’re verklempt about Derek Jeter’s last day as a Yankee, I’ve got something to help cheer you up. Besides being home to one of baseball’s most legendary teams, New York is also where you’ll find the Finger Lakes AVA (American Viticultural Area), billed as “North America’s premier cool-climate wine growing region” by the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance.

      Cape May Winery in September

      NJ Wine with Me - - 8 readers - Cape May Winery in September October 15, 2014 by NJ Wine with Me This slideshow requires JavaScript. Every Summer my family vacations in Wildwood, which is just a couple exits away from Cape May. During this annual trip, I usually urge them to try the Cape May wineries. They really enjoy resting on the beach all day while on vacation – I can’t blame them – so they usually decline my suggestions.

      Fine wines with lunch, old-school wine trade style

      jamie goode's wine blog - - 8 readers - These wines were recently tasted at a rather fine lunch at La Trompette, which is a great restaurant. It went on a long time, as you can imagine. I’m always struck by how well older bottles of top Bordeaux show in these situations, and how inconsistent red Burgundy can be. And the Rhône can be very strong, when it’s the right people making the wine.

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      1 readers - By Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.com

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      2 readers - By W. Blake Gray/ The Gray Report

      Super Local White $12.95

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      2 readers - By Billy's Best Bottles

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      Briar Valley’s Moment

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      6 readers - By Pennsylvania Vine Company

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      1 readers - By Sean P. Sullivan/ Washington Wine Report

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      4 readers - By Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

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      1 readers - By Wine Maven in Training

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