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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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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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A Decade of Brick House Wines

I sat at Doug Tunnell’s kitchen table on a cold, rainy afternoon last weekend, starting my second decade tasting his Brick House wines.  It swept me into memories of twenty-some years of visiting Oregon winemakers. Every year is more rewarding: the latest vintage is always a fresh, new exploration of what Oregon wine is all [...]

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