Archive for the Tag 'Alsace'


Pinot Gris ~ Comparing (light) apples, to (medium) oranges, to (heavy) pear flavors

I just read a story by Joshua Mason on SCNOW, Published: August 14, 2012 entitled, A pinot gris for every taste, darnit. The title totally intrigued me, because I’m working with a group of Oregon wineries on a Pinot Gris project to get publicity for their variety. (Of course, I was intrigued.) Joshua has lived […]


Oregon Pinot Gris: Getting to know you, getting to know all about you ~ Part 1

How fun it is to be discovering what Harvey Steiman of Wine Spectator magazine refers to as Oregon’s “unsung hero.” It’s a revelation to read in Robert Parker’s Wine Buyer’s Guide, “This is the hardest wine to find, as virtually all of it is snapped up before it has a chance to leave Oregon. Fruitier […]

8 is Born

How do you follow a great Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium? Easy… with an Oregon Pinot Gris marketing group at The players who are leading the cause: Airlie Winery Christoper Bridge Cellars & Satori Springs Estate David Hill Winery Oak Knoll Winery Pudding River Wine Cellars Terrapin Cellars Yamhill Valley Vineyards These select few Oregon […]


Ever Want to Visit Alsace? How About a Walking Tour Along Alsace’s Wine Trail?

This one’s got my attention. So much so that I would start training right now for next year, if I knew that they’d take me on as a journalist. The Wayfarers is a tour company established in 1984, and they immerse guests in culturally rich regions of the world best experienced on foot. Expert tour […]