Tag: Winery

Anne Amie Vineyards

Anne Amie Vineyards

After our initial taste of the 2007 Prismé, Pinot Noir Blanc, Vic utters, “Quelle surprise!” while scratching the phrase in his notebook.

We three tasters look at each other as if to say, “Can we just linger here with this bottle for the rest of the day and order in the butter-poached lobster in truffle cream sauce?”

September 18, 2010 | 5 Comments More
King Estate — A Jewel in Oregon’s Crown

King Estate — A Jewel in Oregon’s Crown

The beautiful rolling hills around the Lorane Valley south of Eugene may not be as well known outside of Oregon as the Willamette Valley to the north is, with its name made synonymous with the rise of Oregon Pinot Noir, but it’s the home of America’s leading producer of premium Pinot Gris, King Estate.  Unlike […]

November 10, 2009 | 3 Comments More
Is There Such a Thing as a "Dull" Weekend in Oregon? Never!

Is There Such a Thing as a “Dull” Weekend in Oregon? Never!

When we first moved here from Baltimore more than 6 years ago, it was the middle of winter. In Oregon, that means days and days of drizzle. I think that December I counted 30 days of rain in a row. Don’t get me wrong. I’ll take 30 days of drizzle in the winter over stretches […]

July 23, 2009 More