Fifty years ago, David Lett, founder of The Eyrie Vineyards, planted the Willamette Valley’s first Pinot noir in February of 1965. Others soon joined the quest, giving rise to an entire...
A few years ago, I attended a friend’s Oscar Party – the first of its kind for me. A “red carpet” entrance for guests came complete with my friend’s son...
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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...Read More
Dry Creek Vineyard, located in California’s Dry Creek Valley, makes some seriously delicious Zinfandels. I’ve been sampling them over the past several vintages, and each time I pull the cork on their Old Vine Zinfandel, I’m absolutely impressed. Much like we had in Oregon, 2012 was a near perfect growing season for Dry Creek Valley. The winter rains struck the...Read More