Wine News

2014 PATRICIA GREEN CELLARS PINOT NOIR 15TH ANNIVERSARY CUVEE

2014 Patricia Green Pinot Noir 15th Anniversary Cuvee$85 / bottleReserve Club Wine Available at our website here! Summary:  Six barrels, 150 cases, stupendously good, destined to be a contender for wine of the vintage! For only the second time in fifteen years, Patty Green and partner / winemaker Jim Anderson have blended an Anniversary Cuvee, labeled with a painting of Patricia Green herself. The wine was meticulously blended from a select set of barrels representing many of the winery’s top vineyard sources, and only 150 cases were made. Once the cork is pulled and the wine poured, the aromas are deep, dark...

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Introducing Willamette: The Pinot Noir Barrel Auction

An exciting new industry event, with tremendous potential to spread exquisite Oregon wines far and wide, will debut in Wine Country this April: The first annual Willamette: Pinot Noir Barrel Auction. Here are the bullet points: * A long list of wineries will produce a unique cuvee available at the auction ONLY.* The event is invitation-only* The event is trade-only — retailers, restaurants, importers, and distributors* The proceeds will benefit the Willamette Valley Wineries Association, to benefit their marketing and branding operations From their website: “An invitation-only tasting and live auction of inimitable 5, 10, and 20 case lots of...

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BIG MONEY MAY RESTORE PANTHER CREEK TO GLORY

The other month, we brought you the Bomb pinot noir. Made by Tony Rynders (of Domaine Serene fame), it’s a big, fruit-laden wine of substantial proportions. Then last month, we offered the Carden, the more elegant counterpoint.  This one is also made by Rynders, for the same ownership. Now we are taking the next logical step and offering Tony’s own wine, from his Tendril Cellars. There are several bottlings of Tendril including the White Label (his ‘entry level’ wine), the Tightrope, and the C-Note. The latter is a $100 wine that may be the most honestly named wine in Oregon....

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2014 HARVEST REPORT

2014 was a great year for harvesting wine! Drink up!

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