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Oregon Wine: January Wine Club Newsletter | Northwest Wine

Northwest Wine’s  January Oregon Wine Club Newsletter is out. All Club wines are 15% off retail for members. Read the January Newsletter  HERE. Wines this month include: Oregon Reserve Pinot noir Club Soter Mineral Springs Ranch 2010 Stevenson Barrie Shea Vineyard 2009 Oregon Insider’s Pinot noir Club Brigadoon Eola Amity Hills 2010 Walter Scott La [...]

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Chocolate and Dry Red Wine - Yuck

Wine Police Part III: Chocolate & Dry Red Wine – Yuck

After yesterday’s post about whether chocolate is actually IN wine, we follow up with our taste test of wine AND chocolate. Hint: YUCK. Among the heinous acts perpetrated by humans, pairing dry red wine with chocolate doesn’t even rank. But, in the context of the tiny crimes that wine drinkers commit daily – like pouring [...]

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Owen Roe Yakima Red Mags

We’ve got Owen Roe Yakima Red magnums. Finally. And they are gorgeous. I’ve got some friends who are SO hard to buy for – now it’s handled. Whew. The bottles are stunning. David’s labels (image below) are hand engraved photogravure prints of the castles and ruins near his ancestral home in Ireland. It’s a hassle [...]

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