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Oregon Wine Review: Beaux Freres Les Cousins 2011

Beaux Freres is one of the first places I think of when Oregon wine comes up in the conversation. Meeting Mike Etzel in 1993 was a touchstone, a marker in time. Watching his development as a winemaker and grapegrower has educated and inspired me. Since 1988 Mike Etzel has walked his land and grown his [...]

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Oregon Wine- Grapes Are Barely There

The 2011 vintage is turning out to be one of the slowest starters ever. Here’s a picture of a grape cluster on June 20th 2011.

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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 – Evening Land Vineyards Summum Chardonnay 07 – Last call

Evening Land Vineyards Summum Chardonnay 07 $89.06 in any 12 bottle order – If you follow this wine, you know how good it is and this is a heads up – last call. Wine Spectator 94 points. Rumbles are that it’s about to get yet another rave review. It’s already gotten a lot of buzz [...]

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Arterberry Maresh Juliard Vineyard Pinot noir 08

There’s been lots of discussion on the wine forums this weekend about the Oregon Wine Arterberry Maresh Juliard Vineyard Pinot noir 08. We have the  Arterberry Maresh Pinot noir Juliard Vineyard 08 in stock at $44.95 (any 12). We also have the  Arterberry Maresh Pinot noir Maresh Vineyard 08 $49.45, and the Arterberry Maresh Pinot [...]

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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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