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Pinot Noir

Episode 318: 2014 Pinot Noir From Some Favorite Wine Makers

This week we’ve got a trio of wines in mid-range prices that all come from producers we check in on regularly. We have the 2014 Big Table Farm Pelos Sandberg Pinot Noir, the 2014 Grochau Cellars Lia’s Vineyard Pinot Noir, and the 2014 Omero Willamette Valley Pinot Noir. Do you think that mirrored SLR’s are

Chardonnay

Episode 317: Some Real Nice Oregon Chardonnay

Chas picked out a three pack of strong Oregon Chardonnay for this week’s show, with wines from two established producers, and one debut. While not cheap, in the $40-$50 range, they all provide value and a good demonstration of what’s going on with Oregon Chardonnay today. We taste the 2014 Morgen Long Yamhill Vineyards Chardonnay,

Other Wines

Wine Is Serious Business 316: Jackalope Wine Cellars With Corey

We’ve known Corey for a few years, and are happy to finally share a show with him and his Jackalope wines. He took a leap into the wine industry, and has worked his way into a good reputation for his Cabernet Franc and other wines. We taste the 2015 Voyager Viognier, the 2014 Pinot Noir,

Pinot Noir

Episode 315: Some Cool Local Samples

We received some interesting samples from some folks in the area that enjoy our show. Big thanks to Joe, Ed, and Jackson for your interest! It’s always exciting to us to try new current wines from around here. We’ve got the 2014 Swick Wines Fairsing Vineyard Pinot Noir, the 2014 Granville Holstein Vineyard Pinot Noir,

Pinot Noir

Episode 314: OPN, Some New Stuff

We’ve got three new wines to the show this week, as we get back into the Pinot Noir. You love it, we love it. We’ve got the 2013 Denison Cellars Johnson Ridge Pinot Noir, the 2012 Lumos Temperance Hill Pinot Noir, and the 2012 Dion Winemaker’s Reserve Pinot Noir.

Other Wines

Episode 313: Unusual Italian Wines

While in Italy, Matt sought out some unusual regional wines that don’t make it into the United States. Have you ever heard of any of these? We taste the sparkling Chardonnay from La Vis and the Biancatico 1.0 from La Carcaia.

Riesling

Episode 312: Here come the 2015’s from Germany

There has been a lot of hype around the 2015 vintage from Germany. Indeed, this is always true on the release of a new vintage, but the language from many people has been very enthusiastic. We’re both very excited to try these wines as they arrive, and to form our own opinions on them. The

Pinot Noir

Episode 311: 2014 Oregon Pinot Noir Around $20

We’ve got three bottles this week from producers most of us know. The 2014 Teutonic Battle Wine and the 2014 Overjoy are new to both of us, and we were excited to try them.  Chas had tasted the 2014 Twelve Yamhill Carlton in the tasting room, and wanted to put it on an episode. What’s