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Oregon wine is on the upswing

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High demand for Pinot Noir has spurred continued investment in the Beaver State, where sustainability converges with an emerging identity, by Angel Antin, MarketWatch (Feb. 2016) “Oregon wine is compelling and thought-provoking,” says Stacey Gibson, wine director and general manager of The Woodsman Tavern in Portland, Oregon. Gibson left a sommelier job at Corkbuzz in …

Raise your glass: 22 holiday wines, from $9-65

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Seattle Times wine columnist Andy Perdue shares three lists of holiday wines based on price point, including whites, reds, sparkling wines and a couple of dessert wines. Copyright 2014 , The Seattle Times Co. The holidays can be the most expensive time of the year, thanks to parties, feasts and presents. Putting wine into …

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Precept’s Vineyard Acquisitions: A Great Northwest Wine’s Wine Story of the Year

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It was an exciting and interesting year in the world of Pacific Northwest Wine, and for Precept.  Great Northwest Wine reviews the top 10 stories of 2013, including our acquisition of vineyards in Washington and Oregon. Excerpted: It was a huge year for Washington’s largest privately owned wine producer. Precept Wine in Seattle purchased vineyards in …

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Experience pays off with 2011 Oregon Pinot

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by Jon Bonne, Copyright 2013 – (This article is abstracted. For the full story click here). Chance favors the prepared mind, or so Louis Pasteur once said. If so, then the best chance at salvation of Oregon’s 2011 vintage came from just that – and more often than not, from veteran winemakers who knew …