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Plugged into Cooking TV

With all the reality shows crowding television nowadays, I have to admit I keep gravitating to cooking programs when I watch TV. Between cop shows, medical dramas, really dumb sitcoms and even dumber dating competition shows, I find myself channel surfing back to cooking programs, hoping to learn a thing or two. I come by [...]

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Two Biggies – Homer and La Source

Two of the real “biggies” of Oregon Pinot noir are here. Shea’s Homer Pinot noir is their very best wine bottled as the “home run” of the lineup.  Evening Land La Source is the third vintage of Pinot noir from a winery whose iconoclastic owner is reinventing the way you think about Oregon wine. Shea’s [...]

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Lynn Penner-Ash’s Secret Wine – Dusky Goose

It’s easy to think that Lynn Penner-Ash was born with a wine thief clutched in her hand – she looks about thirty years old, but she’s been making wine in Oregon for 22 years. And from the start, her wines were great. Her Rex Hill Goldschmidt, Seven Springs and Maresh Vineyard Pinots, in particular, helped [...]

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Oregon Wine – No more wine from Avalon?

If House bill H.R. 5034 is passed in Congress, Avalon might as well pack up and go home. This bill would limit consumer choice and essentially ban us from shipping wine. Here’s a good article about it I haven’t ever used our blog to push any kind of political thing, but this is pretty bad [...]

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Brick House NYTimes, New Wines

Brick House big story in NY Times – new wines presale – BOULDER BLOCK – the one they went gaga over – http://cot.ag/dg0Boh

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0regon’s 09 Vintage – David O’Reilly

David O’Reilly on 2009 Oregon vintage: “very ripe year – gorgeous, soft, approachable wines” His Owen Roe wines here:  http://cot.ag/duB7O5

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O’Reilly’s 2009 Pinot noir Released

David O’Reilly on 2009 O’Reilly’s Pinot noir: “amazingly textural” NEWRELEASE PRICE $14.80 any 12 http://cot.ag/cMi3CP

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JUST up – Evening Land Vineyar…

JUST up – Evening Land Vineyards 08 Estate – followup to Wine Spec Top 100 #97 http://cot.ag/aiLHkI

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“Ayoub is everything those of …

“Ayoub is everything those of us want if we prize small, handson winegrowers who focus on one special place.” Wine Spec http://cot.ag/cgg5dQ

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Price reduction – 92 pt Parker…

Price reduction – 92 pt Parker was $45 now $28.75 in 12 or more btls ROCO PN 06 – Argyle winemaker’s personal label http://cot.ag/9R4wOJ

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