WILLAMETTE VALLEY

    A Day in the Willamette Valley

    Touring the Willamette Valley with Jamie Goode + Jr Jamie Goode and I were able to spend a day doing visits in the Willamette Valley. Jr accompanied us and did some filming along the way. Following our a few photos from our stops. Jamie Goode in Adelsheim‘s Calkin’s Lane ...

    17 readers - By Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    Sip Notes | iOTA Pelos Sandberg Vineyard Pinot Noir

    Long a favorite of ours, we’ve tasted every vintage s...

    12 readers - By The Thirsty Kitten

      Willamette Valley Vineyard

      Pursuing Pinot - - 7 readers - Back to beautiful Oregon for the third time in four years – it is starting to feel like coming home.  My friend Carrie, who recently relocated to Portland, and I headed south on July 17 for two days in Willamette Valley.  Our ...

      July Favorites

      Vindulge - - 7 readers - A roundup of my favorite things from the week in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. It’s been awhile since I posted my weekly favorites.  This month was a blur, involving lots of travel, visitors, and todd...

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      Sass Winery

      … enthusiastically told me that he would be disappointed if we didn’t!  After our visit to Willamette Valley Vineyard, we made the short trip west and found the sign for Sass Winery. Jerry met us and gave us a short tour that included some history of the land that used to be a grass seed farm.  There are two separate vineyards, Wild Winds and Walnut…

      1 readers - By Pursuing Pinot

      Willamette Valley Vineyard

      … Back to beautiful Oregon for the third time in four years – it is starting to feel like coming home.  My friend Carrie, who recently relocated to Portland, and I headed south on July 17 for two days in Willamette Valley.  Our first stop was Willamette Valley Vineyards for a private tour and tasting.  We loved the comments written in chalk…

      7 readers - By Pursuing Pinot

      A Day in the Willamette Valley

      … Touring the Willamette Valley with Jamie Goode + Jr Jamie Goode and I were able to spend a day doing visits in the Willamette Valley. Jr accompanied us and did some filming along the way. Following our a few photos from our stops. Jamie Goode in Adelsheim‘s Calkin’s Lane Vineyard David Paige, winemaker Adelsheim Adelsheim vineyard designate…

      17 readers - By Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

      Pinot versus Pinot

      …It’s the BEST of the New World versus the BEST of the Old World… considering VALUE ev kerse. It should be expressly clear by now that Pinot Noir is the second greatest grape among vinifera; the greatest being Nebbiolo, ev kerse [ed. stop that you idjit]. Recent pullage has tested the claim. We pulled corks…

      2 readers - By The Best of Wines

      July Favorites

      … No camping excursion is complete with out wine. And I’m really digging this type of backyard camping trip where I can just run inside to grab a bottle from the fridge and dunk it in the ice bucket and never have to worry about running out of ice (or refrigeration for that matter). 2013 Abacela Grenache Rosé  Umpqua Valley, Southern Oregon…

      7 readers - By Vindulge

      Talk Wine with Me: Rebecca Pittock-Shouldis of Ghost Hill Cellars

      … the North Willamette Valley and a Viognier from the Applegate Valley. The brand is “A La Main” (pronounced “a la man” – which means “to be done by hand”). It should be available for purchase in July. Q. Favorite wine - variety, region or brand. A. This is tough! It depends on SO many factors and variables. I have always loved the Alliette Pinot Noir…

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      Quick Sip: Maysara Winery Jamsheed 2009 Pinot Noir

      … Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is the Maysara Winery Jamsheed 2009 Pinot Noir from Willamette Valley's McMinnville sub-appellation. Maysara Winery is owned by Moe and Flora Momtazi, who purchased a 532-acre abandoned wheat farm in 1998 and began planting a vineyard.  In 2001, they founded the winery and today the couple has over 250 acres…

      1 readers - By My Vine Spot

      A Guaranteed Good Time in Wine Country - 10 Tips for Wine Tasting Success

      …Like a gun shot starting a horse race, Memorial Day has officially kicked off wine tasting season in the Willamette Valley. I ran the following article on the now defunct Gary Vaynerchuk website Cork'd many years ago. The same tips still apply. Wine is produced in each and every one of the 50 United States. So, as wine making and wine…

      1 readers - By Sip With Me!