Monthly Archives: February 2013

Will 2011 be the forgotten vintage?

I sometimes wonder if 2011 will end up with the same fate as the 2007 vintage. That vintage was dismissed because of the rain showers that persisted through harvest. The critics, who really don’t understand how rain affects Pinot Noir … Continue reading

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2010 Oregon Pinots and a happy accident.

In January and February I  lead several blind tastings with wine club members and consumers. You can see the results from the older Burgundy in the previous post. We are going to do younger Burgundies on Saturday, February 23rd and … Continue reading

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Burgundy – like stealing candy from a baby!

Would most American wine drinkers “get” Burgundy if they had the chance to taste them blind? I doubt it. I am going to tread on sacrilegious grounds here for Pinot Noir lovers who see Burgundy as the holy grail. But I … Continue reading

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