Gamay noir is the secret grape of Oregon’s Thanksgiving dinners. Dwarfed by the popularity of Pinot noir, Gamay is made by just a few Oregon wineries. Our version is a delicious, ready to drink red wine with hints of the flavors of Pinot noir and a juicy, fruity quality all its own. It is particularly [...]
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From afar it might appear that during harvest the same routine is being followed by every winery in the state. Get a little closer, however, and you’ll see that each ‘estate’ has their own distinct traditions and particular ways of handling the stresses of making wine. To highlight some of these unique, and often idiosyncratic [...]
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) [...]
Portland Monthly Magazine published their Top 50 Oregon Wines, the result of four local expert judges blind tasting more than 500 Oregon wines. The #1 white wine is one of our favorites: Crowley Chardonnay 2010. Grab the last of it now! Crowley Wines Willamette Valley Chardonnay 2010 $21.55 in any 12 bottle order or Build [...]
We received more phone calls and emails about the Belle Pente Willamette Valley Pinot noir 08 than we have for ANY other 2008 Pinot. As it usually goes with really good wines that are under the radar, the wine was sold out before the New York Times chose it as their #1 2008 Oregon Pinot. [...]
Oregon Pinot noir from Black Cap is made by jason lett of Eyrie Vineyards. Jason Lett’s Black Cap Pinots have one thing in common across the vintages – every wine has aromas that produces a Pavlovian response…it makes you salivate for what you’re about to taste.