Archive for the Tag 'Oregon Pinot Gris'

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November update from our Oregon producer friends

Tweet I get to work with a lot of different wine companies, so I asked for a November update from our Oregon producer friends… I mostly wanted to know what harvest was like for them, even though some are still finishing up on harvest. This is why, I know, that the following wine companies were […]

Oregon Get your Gris On

Tweet Oregon, Get your Gris On ™ ~ Will you be there to be Foursquare? It’s coming right along…. On August 17 and 18, 2013, each winery below will be focused on their Oregon Pinot Gris…Oregon’s Other Pinot, with an Oregon Get Your Gris On!™ day. Oregon, Get your Gris On!™ ~ Will you be there […]

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Pinot Gris Food Pairings ~ A Best Resource ~ OregonPinotGris.org

Tweet When you’re thinking about enjoying a glass of Pinot Gris, regardless of the region from which it came, the Oregon Pinot Gris site has the best “Food Recommendations” page, in three easy categories: Vegetarian Dishes Fish and Seafood Dishes Meat Dishes Each recipe suggestion within the categories has a link to an external site […]

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Holiday White Wine ~ Oregon Pinot Gris is a perfect match for holiday foods

Tweet The range of flavors from Oregon Pinot Gris is similar, I’ve personally found, to California Petite Sirahs… The range being huge! It’s a winemaker’s palate; and I’m not referring to a wine palate, I’m referring to an artist’s palate. Just as an artist begins his or her oil painting by filling the palate with […]

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Oregon Winemakers define their own Pinot Gris style to Paul Gregutt

Tweet At the Second Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium presented by Oak Knoll Winery, Paul Gregutt was asked to return as the keynote speaker. The reason for this is multilayered. First and foremost, Paul’s been writing about Northwest wines for over 25 years. He’s tasted Oregon Pinot Gris during that time, now understanding them better […]

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Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium ~ What individual Oregon wineries can do to market the benefits of their own Pinot Gris

Tweet At the Second Annual Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium presented by Oak Knoll Winery, Paul Gregutt was asked to return as the keynote speaker. The reason for this is multilayered. First and foremost, Paul’s been writing about Northwest wines for over 25 years. He’s tasted Oregon Pinot Gris during that time, now understanding them better […]

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Press Release: *Only* One-Page is still very important

Tweet Today, more than ever, the writing of a one-page press release is critical, in order to get a wine writer’s attention. Why? Writers are getting more mail than ever, and it’s mostly electronic. Who has time to read a new version of War & Peace? A press release is only intended to get a […]

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The Best Summer Wines for 2012 from my collection

Tweet What are the best reds? What are the best whites? Sparkling? Dessert? What is the best deal? What should they be paired with? What makes them ideal for spring? What do they taste like? What are the best reds? When I think reds and spring in the same sentence, Beaujolais and Pinot Noir immediately […]

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It’s Hip to be Petite + Who are those pricey brands, anyway?

Tweet Marc Hinton of Enobytes just wrote a story he called, Oregon Pinot Gris gets Mentored into Stardom, after attending the Oak Knoll Second Annual Pinot Gris Symposium that we just pulled off: “Greg Lint, president of Oak Knoll Winery who is no stranger to developing new marketing concepts was keen to pull everyone together […]

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King Estate Winery ~ Edward J. King Jr. Aug 8, 1921 – Jun 3, 2012

Tweet In loving memory of an Oregon legend…  Edward J. King, Jr., August 8, 1921 ~ June 3, 2012 Edward J. King Jr. was a true rags to riches story. From humble beginnings on a dust bowl era wheat farm in Jetmore, Kansas he went on to become an avionics magnate, and to co-found King […]