Archive for the Tag 'Paul Gregutt'

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Wine Writer Eric Degerman

Wine writer Eric Degerman and I met this past June. When I was organizing the Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium, sponsored by Oak Knoll Winery, the team of Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue were called upon to deliver the keynote speech. I had heard about Andy, but Eric was a background singer for me, which I […]

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Spelling it all out succinctly: Vinography’s Alder Yarrow

Happy birthday to Vinography… It’s been nine years of wine blogging for Alder Yarrow, and a few good tricks and habits have been developed over the last nine years. That’s obvious to me from my deck chair. It’s 20 years later, from the time when I segued from FM radio PR to wine PR. In […]

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Bubbles & Chocolate ~ Washington Wine Country’s Delicious Treasure

When Jose and I visited Washington Wine Country, Bubbles & Chocolate was a gem of a find. Wine critic Paul Gregutt and his wife Karen Stanton Gregutt are leaders of commerce in their home town of Waitsburg. Not only does Paul write for Wine Enthusiast and his wine blog PaulGregutt.com, but he’s also the sommelier […]

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VIDEO WINEMAKER SERIES ~ Walla Walla Vintners in the Wine Cellar, Part II

On a recent trip to Walla Walla wine country, Jose and I had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Myles Anderson of the Walla Walla Vintners, thanks to Paul Gregutt. I wrote earlier about this visit with Myles Anderson at his winery in Part I. Dr. Anderson and Jose talked about his Walla Walla Vintners […]

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Oregon Winemakers define their own Pinot Gris style to Paul Gregutt

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 than […]

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VIDEO WINEMAKER SERIES ~ Walla Walla Vintners in the Wine Cellar, Part I

While on a recent trip to Walla Walla wine country, Jose and I had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Myles Anderson of the Walla Walla Vintners. We have to thank Paul Gregutt, who’s Washington state’s most valuable wine writer resource. Staying with Paul and Karen Gregutt in their lovely and homey Waitsburg cottages gave us […]

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Karen and Paul Gregutt’s Utopian Waitsburg in Walla Walla Wine County

Twenty miles from Walla Walla is a small Mayberry, American Rockwell town called “Waitsburg.” Karen Gregutt is the one who’s coined this phrase for Waitsburg… It couldn’t be more true. Picture a back porch, where folks love to gather in a small town of 1,200, like life usta-be. Imagine having a back yard so big […]

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

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 than […]

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

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 to […]

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Second Annual ~ 2012 Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium ~ Presented by Oak Knoll Winery

Thursday, June 7, 2012, 8:30 a.m. The best and brightest talent in Oregon is once again gathering to discuss the potential of Oregon’s Pinot Gris, putting Oregon on the map as “the Pinot state” (both Gris and Noir), at Oak Knoll Winery. My friend and president of Oak Knoll Winery Greg Lint travels the United States […]