Wine Tastings

  • Huber’s Winery

    … producer, making around 400,000 pounds of grapes per year, according to its website. Huber’s grows three types of grapes in their vineyards — vinifera, non-vinifera and native lambrusco — all of which hold up through four seasons. “We are unique in Southern Indiana in that our climate can accommodate for all categories, whereas other Indiana wineries…

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  • Achaval-Ferrer Takes Malbec to New Heights

    … at large, and it was a unique opportunity to hear from the co-founder, Santiago Achaval. As the seminal book on Argentinian wine Vino Argentino by Laura Catena says: “Achaval-Ferrer has done much to promote the distinctive terroirs of Argentine Malbec.” This was never more evident than in the interesting vineyard designate Malbecs at the tasting…

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  • Wonderful Winderlea!

    …The centerpiece of Friday’s agenda was a summer wine pairing luncheon at one of my favorite Oregon wineries, Winderlea, that is in the heart of the Dundee area. On the way out of Salem, we stopped at St. Innocent, a winery I have never visited that came highly recommended. We enjoyed one of the wine flights offered and I particularly liked…

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  • Sass Winery

    …, Jerry, was finishing up an order. Wasting no time, the private tasting began, starting with the lovely 2013 Pinot Gris. We worked our way through three more white wines and then it was time for Pinot Noir. Jerry bottles two labels, his Willamette Valley blend and Vieux Amis (“old friends”). We tasted the 2012 blend and then the 2009 (one of my…

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