Archive for the Tag 'Paul Gregutt'


Celebrating Earth Day (April 22) by focusing on a very green wine writer ~ Paul Gregutt

It’s not easy being green, as “Kermie” likes to sing; but then, all good things take more thought, understanding, and commitment. And by a very green wine writer, I don’t mean “green” by experience; I mean green by social consciousness. Earth Day is this Sunday, and I thought that I’d not focus on green wines […]


Who are those Top 10 Most Important Wine Bloggers in the US, Paul Mabray Inspired? + Mike Dunne

Well, wasn’t yesterday fun? I saw it coming, but not completely. Here’s my look at the 10 Most Important Wine Bloggers in the US today, by category and not in any specific order: Charming ~ Alana Gentry ~ Girl With a Glass Endearing ~ Megan Kinney ~ Wannabe Wino Studious ~ Gwendolyn Alley ~ Wine […]


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 […]


Oregon Pinot Gris marketing group ~ An exciting new project

[Today is the second of five days to register for holiday gifts from Wine-blog. Simply leave your name in the comments for a chance to win. Rules.] After the first Petite Sirah symposium that I put on in 2002 at Foppiano, I saw the potential; and, the birth of PS I Love You happened. Please […]


Meeting someone extraordinary ~ beyond Karen Stanton is Ginny Ruffner

[Images are from the Ginny Ruffner The Movie Website. Ginny Ruffner is on the right.] I couldn’t wait to meet Paul Gregutt, of Wine Enthusiast magazine. We’ve known each other over the miles for what seems like forever. Who knows when it all began. He’s a writer in the Seattle area, and it’s my business […]


The Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium, Presented by Oak Knoll Winery ~ PG on PG

Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium, presented by and at Oak Knoll Winery, Willamette Valley June 9, 2011 The Symposium sold-out by mid-May, as the industry was ripe for this one. Paul Gregutt and I came together, realizing that we had a PG on PG going on…Paul Gregutt on Pinot Gris. I love great concepts, with a […]


2011 Oregon Pinot Gris Symposium ~ June 9, 2011 ~ Presented by Oak Knoll Winery

The best and brightest talent in Oregon is gathering in Hillsboro”s Willamette Valley to discuss the potential of Oregon’s Pinot Gris putting Oregon squarely on the map as “the Pinot state” (both Gris and Noir). Think red or white Pinot, think Oregon… Oak Knoll’s President Greg Lint has told me, “With its unique climate, soils, […]


In the Northwest, Paul Gregutt Rules ~ Wine Writer #27

I have to start this blog by first remember wine writer Tom Stockley, who covered the Northwest for years… Then, he was on that fatal airplane crash… “Tom Stockley, wine columnist for the Seattle Times and the Wines & Vines Wine Writer of the Year in 1990, was among some 88 persons aboard a January […]