Aug 4, 2014

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Hello Again World!

Hello Again World!

From partnership to sole proprietorship, welcome to the all new WineJulia.com, appropriately renamed TheRealWineJulia.com! The original “Hello World!” was published in early February, 2012, and just 6 months after my first post I was awarded the Best New Wine Blog of 2012 by the prestigious Wine Blog Awards.  Not too long after, one of my articles garnered attention...

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Jun 16, 2014

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Pair This: Sequoia Grove 2012 Chardonnay with Fran...

Pair This: Sequoia Grove 2012 Chardonnay with Frantoio Toasted Pine Nut Hummus

I absolutely love it when food and wine marries in perfect harmony, and this classic Hummus recipe (made using Oregon Olive Mill’s Frantoio EVOO) is indeed a perfect match with the Sequoia Grove 2012 Chardonnay; in fact, pairing food and wine doesn’t get much better than this. First, I have a confession to make:  I’m not a fan of the big, over-oaked, buttery...

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Jun 10, 2014

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Tales From a Tent: Vineyard Camping

Tales From a Tent: Vineyard Camping

For years, I’ve often wondered what it would be like to set up camp in...

Jun 7, 2014

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Outdoor Enthusiasts: Meet Juniper Ri...

Outdoor Enthusiasts: Meet Juniper Ridge

Just take in these three words for a moment: Wilderness Fragrance Distillery....

Jun 5, 2014

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The History, Ecosystem, Vineyard, So...

The History, Ecosystem, Vineyard, Soils and Wines of Keeler Estate Vineyard

In continuation of my ever-popular weekly column on Eugene Daily News, Wine...

May 27, 2014

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Pair This: Cornerstone Cellars 2011 ...

Pair This: Cornerstone Cellars 2011 Chardonnay and Spiced Popcorn

If you’re an avid reader of my website, you’ll know by now that...

May 6, 2014

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Great Content Abounds for Wine Julia...

Great Content Abounds for Wine Julia in 2014

We’re into the fifth month of the year, but 2014 seems, for me, like...

Apr 1, 2014

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In The Glass: Elizabeth Chambers Cel...

In The Glass: Elizabeth Chambers Cellar Winemaker’s Cuvée Pinot Noir 2011

In the world of wine writing, I’ve been watching my colleagues over the...

Mar 31, 2014

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California Based Foley Family Wines ...

California Based Foley Family Wines Purchases Oregon’s The Four Graces

Bill Foley and Foley Family Wines announced the purchase of The Four Graces,...

Mar 30, 2014

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3 Days in Cannon Beach: A Photo Essa...

3 Days in Cannon Beach: A Photo Essay

I recently participated in one of the most incredible opportunities that have...

Mar 22, 2014

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Best Case Scenario: Brooks Ara Riesl...

Best Case Scenario: Brooks Ara Riesling 2010

I’ve popped the cork on the second bottle of Riesling from my Best Case...