Lambic, thought to be the oldest beer in the western world, may also be the most unusual and most polarizing: Some see it as the ultimate expression in the art […]
Author: Tamara Belgard
It’s no secret: Winemakers take their barrels very seriously, which makes the following true story sound almost comical. When asked which is his most important tool in barrel selection? Steve […]
The Oregon wine industry is planted on a bedrock of courage and calculated risks. Well-studied in enology and viticulture, early growers such as David Lett and Charles Coury determined certain […]
As the leaves turn and pumpkins ripen on the vine, the color orange reigns. Even the Harvest Moon casts a tangerine hue as the autumnal equinox approaches. Unlike the calculated […]
From bacon to kale to pumpkin spice, we know when something catches on, we’ll see it on every menu, food blog, atop a doughnut or mixed into ice cream — […]
Discover Pinot Noir mecca at the 31st annual International Pinot Noir Celebration in McMinnville Oregon.
PICTURE BREATHTAKING RIVER VALLEYS and rolling hillsides rich with ancient but fertile volcanic soil, the type of soil that results in wines of remarkable character and exceptional quality. There’s only […]
An article for Oregon Wine Press that tells the story of the history of pétillant-naturel wine and how its modern revival. Features Oregon producers and reviews of the wines.
Visit the under-explored and unknown wine region of SW Washington, featuring off-the-beaten path, authentic and unpretentious wineries.
Discussion with several prominent Oregon winemakers about the value of using different clones to help define the style of Oregon chardonnay. Published in Oregon Wine Press
This article for Oregon Wine Press looks at the development of Southern Oregon as a hot spot for growing and producing world-class Tempranillo.
An introduction of the Pacific Northwest’s first Fernet. Includes history of the spirit and tasting notes.
Comprehensive review of Oregon Gruner Veltiner, including varietal’s history and tasting notes.
Portland Monthly magazine features this article about two edgy Alsatian-style winemakers who open their urban winery in Portland, Oregon.