Willamette Valley

    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

    Riesling wins 2014 Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition

    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 Invitation ...

    7 readers - By Andy Perdue/ Great Northwest Wine

      October outlook warm, dry for Northwest wine industry

      Great Northwest Wine - - 6 readers - Trium Wines in Talent, Ore., picks Cabernet Sauvignon from Pheasant Hill Vineyard on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. (Photo by Marilyn Hawkins/Hawkins and Company PR) The weather outlook for the first 10 days of October bodes well for the Pacific Northwest wine industry as many vineyards enter the home stretch of harvest and winemakers focus more of their attention on fermentations rather than crush.

      Wine of the Day October 8, 2014

      grapelive.com - - 6 readers - 2012 Comptche Ridge Vineyards, Pinot Noir, Mendocino County. This is another very cool and exciting side project from Anthony Filiberti, he is one of California’s most gifted and influential young winemakers, working at Anthill Farms and at Knez, he has certainly made a name for himself, especially with a new generation of wine lovers, he is one of a group of stellar artisan ...

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      MacPhail Tales: Chasing the Muse of of Terroir and Noir

      …. Among the many reasons for this is the sublime drinkability of well-made Pinot Noir. By itself, it can be a seductive pleasure. At the dinner table, it matches with a wide array of foods. Perhaps the only other wine that shows such affinity to food is Champagne – which is often produced from Pinot Noir, or a blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay…

      2 readers - By Wine Lines

      Cliffs Wine Picks – Oct 20, 2014 to Oct 26, 2014

      … 2012 Siduri Pinot Noir Sonoma County 2007 Stolpman Syrah Estate Grown 2010 Turley Zinfandel Dusi Vineyard 2012 Helioterra Pinot Noir Willamette Valley N.V. Laurent-Perrier Champagne Brut L.P. N.V. Lucien Albrecht Crémant d’Alsace Brut Rosé 1992 Theo Schmitz-Schwaab Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Auslese Fuder #8 2010 Turley Cabernet…

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      Urban Wineries

      … create a different but great experience for wine enthusiasts. Location is important as it makes it much easier for consumers to purchase wine anytime. On the list of 10 best urban wineries, we have visited Eight Bells Winery in Seattle and The Infinite Monkey Theorem in Denver. The list also includes New York Wine & Culinary Center. We have…

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      Wine of the Day October 28, 2014

      … is anything to go by, well, he might be right, it is certainly vivid, crisp and delicious with lemon/lime, wet stones and touches of salty elements lingering on the attractively long finish, drink from 2014 to 2018. ($27 Est.) 93 Points, grapelive This entry was posted in Wine Articles, Wine Reviews on October 28, 2014 by admin.…

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      J Wrigley Vineyard 2012 Proposal Block Estate Pinot Noir, McMinnville, $45

      … not one to shy away from the hard work and challenges faced when dry-farming and crafting Pinot Noir in the Willamette Valley. And the self-taught winemaker, who started commercially with estate fruit from the cool 2011 vintage, has proven to be a quick study. The nose from this Pommard-based Pinot Noir hints at darker fruit such as plum…

      6 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      Behind the Scenes: World Beard & Mustache Competition 2014

      … vegetal, herbacious notes. You don't like sweet rosé, flabby whites, high-alcohol reds, or super jammy, unbalanced wines. You love the budget-friendly, but you're also willing to shell out $50 on a juicy artwork. Lastly, while you find pinot noir exquisite, you find many too light and watery, and you can get just as excited about big, bold, well…

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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…

      1 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      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 for restaurants…

      5 readers - By Eric Degerman/ Great Northwest Wine

      Portland Wine Tastings: Friday, October 24, 2014

      … (see Saturday) Magnolia’s Corner WA Wine & Cider Tasting $13 Mt. Tabor Fine Wines Oregon Pinot Noir 2012 Holloran, Stafford Hill/ Willamette Valley $20 West Linn 2012 Boedecker, Willamette Valley $20 Portland 2012 Crowley, Entre Nous $30 Newberg 2012 White Rose Estate, Willamette Valley $33 Dundee Hills 2012 Patton Valley, The Estate $37…

      4 readers - By Portland Oregon Wine

      The New 2015 Portland Events Wall Calendar Hits Stores

      … vegetal, herbacious notes. You don't like sweet rosé, flabby whites, high-alcohol reds, or super jammy, unbalanced wines. You love the budget-friendly, but you're also willing to shell out $50 on a juicy artwork. Lastly, while you find pinot noir exquisite, you find many too light and watery, and you can get just as excited about big, bold, well…

      2 readers - By Mattie Bamman/ By The Tun

      Daily Wine News: Esprit Calvados

      … methods.” In New York Magazine, Matthew Giles explains “Why Amar’e Stoudemire and a Bunch of Other Rich People Are Bathing in Red Wine.” Jamie Goode urges wine producers to “just pick earlier.” Matt Kramer offers a “trick to instant wine geekdom.” In Willamette Valley, according to Harvey Steiman, “the French Keep Coming.” “Wine experts…

      5 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Dominio IV, The Tango, Tempranillo, Columbia Gorge AVA, Three Sleeps Vineyard, Oregon, US, 2006, 13.8% abv, US$45

      … to the finish. No longer confused by this point, we enjoyed the wine with our fresh pappadelle and bolognaise sauce, local heirloom tomatoes with fresh basil, buffalo mozzarella and a drizzle of Puligian olive oil, Serrano prosciutto and green Castelvetrano olives. Allan bought this south of the border in Bellingham, WA at a tasting, but you can also drop into their beautiful winery in McMinnville or book at stay at their B&B located in Mosier at the Three Sleeps Vineyard. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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