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Rascal – Willamette Valley Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris

Chris McFall, Sommelier of the Paggi House, Austin, Texas, tastes and reviews the Great Oregon Wine Co’s, Willamette Valley Oregon, Rascal Pinot Noir and Rascal Pinot Gris (Pinot Grigio), both from 2010. “Amazing wines”… “Great Food Wines”… “A totally different style with a beautiful nose.”

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Ready to Diss Cool-Climate U.S. Wines? Not so Fast…

Last weekend I took part in wine blogging event in the New York Finger Lakes region, during which I visited several quality producers and tasted hundreds of their wines. During a visit to Ravines Wine Cellars, I was struck by something that winemaker Morten Hallgren told our group: “It’s only in the U.S. that the Read more…

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Aroma of Wine – The Nose Knows by Stacy Slinkard, Editor About.com Guide to Wine

Definition: A wine’s aroma, or “nose,” is the smell of the wine in the glass. The aroma can be floral, citrus, fruity, vegetal, earthy or any number of familiar scents depending on the grape varietal used, the winemaking process implemented and the wine’s storage conditions. You’ve heard it said that, “The nose knows” and this Read more…

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