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Shea 2012s: THE Vintage for Shea Fans

If you’ve ever enjoyed a Shea Pinot noir these wines, this vintage is for you. Shea Vineyard may be Oregon’s best known estate, thanks to years and years of critical praise for the vast majority of Pinot noirs made from Shea’s coveted fruit. Shea Wine Cellars is Dick and Deirdre Shea’s opportunity to showcase their [...]

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Good Fortune, Optimism, and Pinot

Happy Friday from Marcus at Avalon Wine – For several weeks, I’ve been a little quiet on the new Pinot front. Turns out getting hit by a motorcycle slows you down…a lot. As I heal and reflect on the last 6 weeks, I’m filled with good fortune and optimism. I’m so lucky to be healthy [...]

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Bethel Heights Casteel Reserve Pinot noir 2012

Harvest time greetings from Marcus at Avalon Wine, Looking back on a decade of promoting and selling Oregon wines, one of my fondest memories is my first visit to Bethel Heights, one of Oregon’s pioneering wineries. Ted Casteel, co-founder and winegrower, took me through the cellar and gave me a sneak peek of Casteel Reserve [...]

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This Pinot noir absolutely blew our minds.

This Pinot noir absolutely blew our minds. We first tasted it a couple weeks back and thought it was incredible…so incredible that we didn’t believe our initial assessment. “It can’t be this good!” we thought. So we waited a few days and tried a second bottle. Was it as good? Nope, it was better. So [...]

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Terrapin Cellars Pinot noir 2012

Big Things In Oregon: 2012 Vintage

Oregon’s 2012 vintage wines: It’s what we’ve all been waiting for, from some of our favorite wineries. Today we have five new releases from Walter Scott, Haden Fig, and Terrapin. Big things are afoot in the Willamette Valley. Walter Scott La Combe Verte Pinot noir 2012 $19.75 in any 12 bottle or Build a Case* [...]

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It’s A Boy!

Hello from Andy at Northwest Wine, It’s a boy! My son Everett William was born two weeks ago on Mother’s Day.  This holiday weekend I’m sharing some favorites with friends and my newly expanded family.  Celebrate with us and take 15% off these 4 wines I’ve been pouring at my house before, during, and after [...]

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