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.
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,
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
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
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
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.