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Fidelitas Winery

Washington Wine: Fidelitas, Reininger, Ramseyer

If you drank down your cellar over the holidays, these three Washington reds are ready to fill it up. Top Washington vineyards Ciel du Cheval, Sheridan, and Pepper Bridge. Two standard bearers of Washington wine, Charlie Hoppes (Fidelitas) and Chuck Reininger. And a new winery, Ramseyer, mailing list only, except from Northwest Wine. All 93 [...]

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Marcus Looze and Northwest Wine

Avalon Wine’s Annual Collector’s Cases

Here today, gone today: Eight years ago Marcus started creating these uber-cases for the holidays. He hides away an armful of the very hardest to get Oregon and Washington wines and taunts me with “you won’t believe what’s going to be in the Collector’s cases this year!” but won’t tell me what he scored. Oregon [...]

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Sheridan Vineyard Block 1 Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Washington’s New Sheridan Vineyards Reds

Here it is, an Avalon exclusive for Oregon, the Wine Advocate 97-100 point Sheridan Block 1, plus winemaker Scott Greer’s Cabernet Sauvignon, Mystique, and his new label, Crossfork Creek Dark Matter Syrah. Wine Advocate 97-100 Points Sheridan Vineyard Block 1 Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 $103.45 in any 12 bottle order or Build a Case* ($114.95 retail) [...]

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Reynvaan Family Vineyard

Reynvaan Family Vineyards’ 2010 Syrahs

There’s no need to look into a crystal ball: Reynvaan will get high scores for their new 2010 Syrahs. How do we know? Because the 2010s are every bit as good as the blockbuster 2008s and because Reynvaan’s star is on the rise. Reynvaan Family Vineyards “In The Rocks” Syrah 2010 $49.45 in any 12 [...]

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Chris Figgins, winemaker at Figgins Estate and Leonetti Cellar

98 Point Figgins Estate Red from Leonetti Winemaker

The 98-point Figgins Estate Red 2009 made by Chris Figgins, second generation winemaker at Leonetti Cellar, arrived today! at right, Chris Figgins “Astonishing…it can stand alongside top tier Bordeaux costing four or five times as much.” It’s little wonder Leonetti Cellar wines are cherished by customers as something very special and a must for any [...]

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Owen Roe Sinister Hand Red

Owen Roe – Last Call, Allocated, Favorites

Last calls: Owen Roe’s rich and exotic Slide Mountain Cab Franc, Lady Rosa Syrah, and Red Willow Chapel Block Syrah. Rare & Allocated: Owen Roe Dubrul Vineyard 2011 Chardonnay and Riesling. New favorites: new vintage Owen Roe 2011 Sharecropper’s Pinot noir and Cabernet Sauvignon and 2011 Sinister Hand. at right, the bloody “sinister hand” that [...]

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Guardian Cellars winemaker Jerry Reiner

Guardian Gun Metal 09 Wine Spec 93 Pts

Plus:  Released Today, Owen Roe Yakima Red 2010 Wine Spectator Insider gave 93 points to Guardian Cellars’ flagship red, 2009 Gun Metal Red. It’s big, rich, and ready to drink. And it’s very limited – we expect it to sell out by the end of the day. At right, Guardian Cellars owner and winemaker Jerry [...]

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Insider Washington Wines – Renegade, Betz

We have two insider deals on Washington reds today: Renegade’s Walla Walla reds for $14.35 and 20% Off Betz Syrahs. Famous Walla Walla Vineyard for $14.35 – We Can’t Tell You…But You Can Guess  We have the ultimate “insider’s” offer for you today. The wines are made from one of the most famous vineyards in [...]

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