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Shea VIneyard’s own wines, 200…

Shea VIneyard’s own wines, 2008 edition, opulent, sensuous, luxurious, of the “giant sized” school of PInot noir http://tinyurl.com/y7cj3ba

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A dozen new wineries sent samp…

A dozen new wineries sent samples this week – having a winery is their dream – I’m hoping they all do well, it’s a tough market.

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New on Avalon Blog: I’m so O…

New on Avalon Blog: I’m so Out of Here – Huffing and Puffing: The sun is out, the sky is blue, and I am SO outa th… http://bit.ly/aX77ob

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Last call Owen Roe Sinister Ha…

Last call Owen Roe Sinister Hand 08 sale – was $24 now $16.16 by the case,http://cot.ag/duB7O5

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JY: Beaux Freres Sale ends Apr…

JY: Beaux Freres Sale ends April 15th- save $5 a bottle on their new 2008 Pinot noir http://cot.ag/b2stje

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Shea Vineyard – Oregon Wine Harvest 2009

Shea Vineyard is beautiful right now, and the pickers harvested Chrdonnay grapes last Friday for the vineyard’s own winery, Shea Wine Cellars. below, unloading just-picked Chardonnay grapes 9-25-09 A few blocks of Pinot noir have been harvested, with much of the harvest starting this week. below, looking west at Shea Vineyard 9-25-09 Dick Shea says [...]

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“Moreish-ness” – Not Enough of It

In a recent issue of Decanter magazine, disappointed wine reviewers were discussing California Cabs. They talked about how the wines “tic off all the boxes” for a good wine (balance, flavor, etc) but there wasn’t anything more- that little extra something that makes a memorable wine.  They called the quality of having that special something [...]

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Prince of Pinot’s Column on Avalon Wine

Rusty Gaffney, whose PinotFile.com  website covers California and Oregon Pinot noir, is our new columnist. He’s offering us a monthly “Princely Pinot” choice. The first wine is the Antica Terra Pinot noir 07.  Read his column.

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