Month: March 2016

Ridgefield Spring Barrel Tasting Tour

Mark your calendars for the Ridgefield Spring Barrel Tasting Tour. Friday, April 8 – Sunday, April 10 Bethany Vineyard & Winery, Gougér Cellars Winery and Three Brothers Vineyard & Winery […]

Oregon winegrowers repairing the reputation of a noble grape

Some like it lightly oaked, others prefer a bright and lively acidity. We’re talking about chardonnay and before you say “I do not like chardonnay”, keep in mind that overly-oaked […]

Simple wine and food pairing tips to try at home

It happens at every wine tasting event; someone puts a glass to their lips to try what is touted to be a phenomenal representation of chardonnay or cabernet sauvignon. Expectations […]

Willamette Valley vineyard returns to winemaking

  Knudsen Vineyards is a well-known name in the Willamette Valley with a history that dates back to its first plantings of pinot noir in 1972. Back then it was the […]

Grammy award winning guitarist packs house at North County winery

Grammy award-winning guitarist, Doug Smith, tends to draw a crowd whenever he plays but last night, at Yacolt’s Moulton Falls Winery, it was nearly standing room only. His performance began at […]

Domaine Divio: Authentic Burgundy comes to Ribbon Ridge

Back in 2008 I had the pleasure of spending a few days in the Jura region of France and the quaint town of Arbois captivated me with the postcard perfect […]

Winemakers, drinkers and foodies come together for local charities

As part of Classic Wines Auction Spring Winemaker Dinner Series, I had the good fortune to spend an enchanting evening across the table from Michael Claypool and his wife, Sasha […]

Burnt Bridge Cellars announces new winemaker…officially

It’s been unofficial for some time and Corks & Forks announced it on February 12th but now it’s officially official—after more than five years as principal winemaker at Burnt Bridge […]

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