Willamette Valley, Oregon: Pinot lovers only

Visiting Oregon wine country was so overdue.  While my father was staying this May we nipped up north to see what the fuss is all about.  The fuss is rightly so.  The wines are in short, phenomenal.  I wish we had more access to these wines in California. Our first stop was Sokol Blosser. We […]

Thanksgiving wines everyone will love! – Episode 7

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/Q-7RMLuMnTQ” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Which wines go with turkey? And will please everyone? And won’t break the bank?   Featuring the 2013 La Vieille Ferme Rosé, 2011 Starmont Chardonnay and 2012 Artesa Pinot Noir.

A visit to Goldeneye Winery

One winery that is absolutely worth the trip out to the Anderson Valley is Goldeneye. I have been twice, and both times we did the regular tasting – a ‘must do’ for serious Pinot Noir lovers. After a quick sip of Pinot Gris, we were led outside to a fabulous seating area overlooking the vineyard. […]

A visit to Copain Wines

Since discovering Copain’s Tous Ensemble Pinot Noir at a restaurant one night, it has become one of my go-to wines. Living so close to the winery I couldn’t wait to see what the tasting room experience would be like. While my father was in town in late June we decided to pay them a visit. I have […]

The little black dress of the wine world – Episode 3

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/g35PUHWGbms” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Pinot Noir IS the little black dress of the wine world!  Featuring Copain Wines “Tous Ensemble”, Hop Kiln (HKG Wines) Pinot Noir and Mt Beautiful Pinot Noir from New Zealand.