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Patricia Green

Patricia Green Cellars 2012 Pinot noir Futures

I’m putting my money on the Patty Green 2012 Pinots, buying a serious cellarful. I invite you to join me. The offer ends June 2 and the wines are available at release prices afterwards (15-20% higher.) Patty’s 2012′s are a must-try. They exceed  expectations – tasting them in barrel last month was a revelation. This [...]

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Oregon Pinot noir Values: Worth the Wait

 Hello from Marcus at Northwest Wine, I have two new Oregon Pinot noir values worth the wait. While nearly all of the sub-$25 2010 Oregon Pinots have been sold out for months, Et Fille and Whistling Dog waited patiently until their wines were ready. And man are they ready!   Et Fille Willamette Valley 2010 [...]

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Oregon Pinot noir: Two “Insider” Pinots

We have two exciting new “Insider” Oregon Pinot noir for you, from excellent vineyards: Shea and Croft. With only 5 barrels of Stephen Goff and 7 barrels of Spindrift these Pinots are nearly impossible to find outside of Oregon, except with your Avalon “Insider” connection. Wine Spectator 91 Points Spindrift Cellars Croft Vineyard Pinot noir [...]

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Don Johnson Miami Vice

Oregon Wine – Miami Vice Vines

Back in the early 1980s, while everyone was busy trying to dress like “Sonny” on Miami Vice, vines were being planted in the Willamette Valley. Thankfully, because today they produce awesome Pinot and Gamay. Old vines in Oregon are rare. $25 wines made from old vines are much rarer. But today we have TWO! Whistling [...]

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Evening Land La Source Pinot noir 2010

Wine Spectator 95 Point Oregon Pinot noirs

Oregon 2010 Pinots score again! Wine Spectator just published a new string of scores for 2010 Oregon Pinots including two “Hot Wines” with 95 point scores from Ayoub and Evening Land. Wine Spectator 95 Points Evening Land Vineyards La Source Pinot noir 2010 $53.95 in any 12 bottle order or Build a Case* ($59.95 retail) [...]

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Two Too Good – Haden Fig Oregon Pinot noir

Two Too Good – Under $30 Haden Fig Pinot noirs Today we have two new Haden Fig single vineyard Oregon Pinot noirs that are too good to pass up, especially for under $30. They are tiny production Pinots that belong in your glass and in your cellar. These two wines encompass what makes me love [...]

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