Those of us who love aged wines sometimes feel like we face an extinction event. Well over 90% of the wine purchased in the U.S.
Tag: oregon wines
Wine Review: Umpqua Innovations
Oregon’s Umpqua River Valley AVA, situated between the better-known Willamette Valley to the north and the Ashland-anchored Rogue Valley AVA to the south is rural,
Wine Review: Soter Vineyards North Valley Chardonnay Willamette Valley 2013
For many years they tried to grow good Chardonnay in the Willamette Valley without much success until they figured out that the California-sourced clones were
Willamette Valley’s Vintage Tale: a Lesson about Wine Quality
One sign that a winery is dedicated to quality is their willingness to hold back the release of a vintage until it’s ready. Last fall
Anam Cara Gewurztraminer Nicholas Estate Chehalem Mountains 2014
Although I’ve occasionally had a dry, austere French Gewürztraminer, they tend to be full-bodied and round, sometimes a little oily in texture, with explosive fruit
Wine Review: Piluso Vineyard Gamay Noir Willamette Valley 2011
The Gamay varietal is famous for producing the simple, light wines of Beaujolais, a wine region consisting of 10 villages just north of Lyon, France.