Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

Trinity Vineyards Pinot Noir Willamette Valley

The picturesque agricultural region of Willamette Valley in Oregon is as magical as it is delectable! The Willamette Valley is 150 miles long and is the location of almost 70% of the state’s population. The Willamette River runs the whole length of the valley with mountain ranges enveloping the valley on three sides which enhances the terroir into an excellent

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Philippe Prie ‘Depuis 1737’ Brut Tradition Champagne NV

Every winery and winemaker has a story which makes wine tasting even more enjoyable when you know some of the history behind it! The Champagne Philippe Prie has been producing wines in the southern Champagne region of France for almost 3 centuries. This 57 acre, single estate Champagne truly shows the wonderful terroir in the flavors of this sparkler. This

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Champion Wines at Bernardus Winery

I find trying new wineries exciting but upon discovering the life of Ben (Bernardus) Pon, owner of Bernardus Winery, his background is just as exciting as his fantastic wines! Bernardus Pon had quite the lifestyle before he got into wine….or should I say, before wine got into him! Bernardus Pon was a sports car driver in the 1960’s and drove

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The Real Virginia “Vineyard Experience”

Wine is alive. Wine is a breathing, evolving, meticulous, stubborn, and a wonderfully pleasurable thing! There are probably as many flavors and nuances from wine as there are different types of snowflakes. Well, that may be pushing it but when walking down that grocery store wine aisle, I am intrigued and overwhelmed by the many types, varieties, and flavors described

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Thanksgiving Day Wines – Easy as (Pumpkin) Pie!

As the Thanksgiving Day grocery store madness grows closer, who has time to worry about choosing wines for your Thanksgiving feast?! There is a plethora of different flavors and tastes on your Thanksgiving table and you want wines that will make everyone happy. Including your Wine Expert Uncle Pierre as well as teetotaler Gramma Betsy! There is a saying “Ain’t

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