Category Archives: Oregon

Oregon Wine Continues its Growth Path in 2016

The Oregon Wine Board just published its annual vineyard and winery census, and it reveals continue growth in vineyard plantings, wine sales and economic impact of wine in Oregon. Compared to 2015, vineyard plantings grew by 2401 acres, or 8.6 … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Beckham Estate Vineyard: Wine in Amphora

Winemakers around the world are returning to tradition and experimenting with making wine the way the Greeks and Romans did, in large clay vessels. Oregon’s Andrew Beckham not only uses clay vessels for fermenting his naturally produced Pinot Noir, Pinot … Continue reading

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Review of the 2016 Rosés: Focus on Pinot Noir

Delicious, crisp rosés are already on the shelves waiting for consumers to welcome the coming hot summer with a chilled glass. In this, our annual rosé review, we review 60 rosés made from different grape varieties grown around the world. … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Wine by Jancis Robinson and Linda Murphy

American Wine, just published by the University of California Press, is a very ambitious effort to tell the story of wine in the U.S.—all 50 states, 206 AVA’s, 7 thousand producers, and almost one million acres of vines—in a beautifully … Continue reading

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