The Pacific Northwest provides so many diverse wine experiences and one of my new favorites is in the heart of the Willamette Valley in Oregon. With its unique soil diversity and various Pinot Noir clones, learning about wine is almost as fun as sipping… Continue Reading “Enchanting Destination in Willamette Valley”
Last year, I gave kudos to King Estate Pinot Gris, a favorite white for me and my husband. Although I still have plenty of love for this wine, this past weekend we found another Oregon white that is now top on my list. Hats off to the Elk Cove 2015 Pinot Gris from Willamette Valley!
Last night was St. Patrick’s Day so what other way does a wine enthusiast spend the evening other than at a wine tasting? Luckily, we planned ahead and had our traditional Irish fare the night before, feeling lucky to get two of 14 spots available to… Continue Reading “Feeling In”SPIRE”d”
We recently took a group ski trip to Mount Bachelor, which is outside of Bend, Oregon. Sadly, we just didn’t have time to add on a side trip to the Willamette Valley, but we did manage a pit stop at Safeway to grab a… Continue Reading “The Light and Dark Side of Pinot”