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Oregon’s Lumos Pinot gris Top Ten!

Oregon winery Lumos Wines’ Pinot gris 2011 is one of the San Francisco Chronicle’s Top Ten Wines for July 4th. The Chron says: “Before Organic was cool…Dai Crisp was making great wines in Oregon. Enjoy its floral aromas and creamy soft palate.” We say: “Aromas of pear, citrus and peach. The winery calls it “fruit salad [...]

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Oregon Wine News July 3 2012

Evening Land Purchases French Winery Robert Parker on Glassware Evening Land Vineyards purchases French winery Chateau de Bligny in Bligny-les-Beaune. The French facility will act as a European distribution facility for the Oregon based winery. Evening Land makes several wines in France that are sold in the US and abroad, sharing space with consulting winemaker [...]

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Wine Barrels and Oregon Wine

The best winemakers will tell you: after their wine is made, the big decision is the barrel. Winemakers choose their winemaking tools carefully: fermenters, sorting tables, yeast, etc. – and nothing elicits more time and thought than the choice of barrels. Two Oregon winemakers who take particular interest in their barrels are Mystic Wines’ Rick [...]

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