Nov 4, 2013

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In The Glass: VIDON Vineyard Brigita...

In The Glass: VIDON Vineyard Brigita Clone 777 Pinot Noir 2011

A few months ago, I had the privilege of visiting some stellar wineries in...

Sep 30, 2013

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In The Glass: Two Outstanding Elk Co...

In The Glass: Two Outstanding Elk Cove 2011 Pinot Noirs

My family loves Saturdays in the fall here in Eugene, Oregon.  It’s all...

Sep 24, 2013

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In The Glass: Achaval-Ferrer Estates...

In The Glass: Achaval-Ferrer Estates Quimera 2010

Achaval-Ferrer Estates’ motto is, “focused on exceptional...

Sep 14, 2013

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In The Glass: Big Sissy Chardonnay 2...

In The Glass: Big Sissy Chardonnay 2012

Last Friday, I went to a local wine shop here in Eugene, Oregon, to look for...

Jul 5, 2013

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In The Glass: Hawks View Cellars Pin...

In The Glass: Hawks View Cellars Pinot Noir 2010

I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the 4th of July: family,...

May 19, 2013

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In The Glass: King Estate Blackjack ...

In The Glass: King Estate Blackjack Block Pinot Noir 2009

I could write endlessly about Oregon Pinot Noir and never tire from it...

May 2, 2013

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In The Glass: Biggio Hamina Zenith V...

In The Glass: Biggio Hamina Zenith Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010

Last December, I toured several wineries in the McMinnville AVA and the...

Apr 27, 2013

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In The Glass: Remy Wines Ciel du Che...

In The Glass: Remy Wines Ciel du Cheval Sangiovese 2011

Every now and then, luck is most certainly on my side.  On a recent two-day...

Apr 27, 2013

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In The Glass: King Estate Backbone P...

In The Glass: King Estate Backbone Pinot Gris 2011

In light of this incredibly gorgeous, blue skied, 80 degree April day we had...

Apr 22, 2013

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Celebrating Earth Day With Willakenz...

Celebrating Earth Day With Willakenzie Estate 2010 Estate Cuvee

Happy Earth Day! I thought it would be most appropriate, on Earth Day, to pop...

Apr 7, 2013

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In The Glass: Angela Pinot Noir 2009...

In The Glass: Angela Pinot Noir 2009 (Willamette Valley)

With fruit from Clawson Creek Vineyard, which sits next to Ken Wright’s...

Mar 16, 2013

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In The Glass: Chateau Montelena 2001...

In The Glass: Chateau Montelena 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon

Lucky me! A friend who owns a local winery here in the southern Willamette...