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2015 Cameron Winery Giovanni Pinot blanc

2015 Cameron Winery Giovanni Pinot blanc

2015 Cameron Winery Giovanni Pinot blanc Do you like wines with texture and volume? If so, this wine is for you! On the nose, we found yellow fruit notes of sweet Meyer lemons, tart regular lemons and asian pears. There was also some racy minerality in the form of fresh rain on concre
2015 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot blanc

2015 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot blanc

2015 Winderlea Vineyard Pinot blanc Meredith Mitchell Vineyard McMinnville AVA Willamette Valley Oregon 359 cases produced Using a unique, three-pronged approach to aging, the wine spent 6 months in neutral French oak, stainless steel barrel and clay amphora egg. This technique result
2016 Chehalem INOX Unoaked Chardonnay

2016 Chehalem INOX Unoaked Chardonnay

2016 Chehalem INOX Unoaked Chardonnay Willamette Valley Oregon Stelvin screw cap enclosure Are you an “ABC?” It stands for “Anything But Chardonnay” and it’s a real thing! In case you’re in that camp, please do yourself a favor and try this Chardonn
2015 Girardet Serval blanc

2015 Girardet Seyval blanc

2015 Girardet Seyval blanc Shale Rock Vineyards Umpqua Valley Southern Oregon AVA Oregon 65 cases produced Marc Girardet, second generation winemaker, had this bottle tucked away under the table at a recent trade tasting and happily shared it with the Winerabblers. A suitcase clone br
2014 Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyards Grüner Veltliner

2014 Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyards Grüner Veltliner

2014 Chehalem Ridgecrest Vineyards Grüner Veltliner Ridgecrest Vineyards Ribbon Ridge AVA Willamette Valley AVA Oregon Stelvin screw cap enclosure Bright and tart, this Grüner Veltliner was literally mouth watering! Filled with notes of lemons and oranges, it also tasted of quince and
2011 R. Stuart & Co. Ana Vineyard Riesling

2011 R. Stuart & Co. Ana Vineyard Riesling

2011 R. Stuart & Co. Ana Vineyard Riesling Ana Vineyard Willamette Valley Oregon Glass stopper enclosure Little known fact (unless you’re really into wine), Oregon rieslings have such high acidity that they age beautifully. And this wine is a great example! So here’s t

Domaine Combier launches the Cuvée L 2016, the Crozes-Hermitage of sheer pleasure

Syrah at its succulent and pleasurable best is back! Domaine Combier have today announced the release of the new 2016 vintage of their Crozes-Hermitage Cuvée Laurent Combier in both red and white; wines made from young vines whose ardour and vigour brilliantly express the purity of fr
2014 Troon Vineyard Longue Carabine

2014 Troon Vineyard Longue Carabine

2014 Troon Vineyard Longue Carabine Applegate Valley Southern Oregon 143 cases produced Cork enclosure The back label describes this white wine as “a mysterious blend of grapes from the south of France” but a little detective work on the Troon Vineyard website reveals the

“The Fat Jew” and The Founders Of “White Girl Problems” Launch a Pinot Grigio in Time for the Holidays

NEW YORK (November 2016) – SWISH Beverages, a company founded by “The Fat Jew” and the creators of “White Girl Problems,” announced today their newest product: Family Time is Hard, a revitalizing Pinot Grigio designed to make life a little more tolerable around the holidays. Pin
2015 Matanzas Creek Winery Sauvignon blanc

2015 Matanzas Creek Winery Sauvignon blanc

2015 Matanzas Creek Winery Sauvignon blanc Sonoma County AVA California n 2015, the Sonoma County experienced a warm growing season so grape growers in the area had to work hard to maintain decent acid levels. Happily Matanzas Creek did a good job retaining acidity in this Sauvignon b
2014 Troon Vineyard Vermentino-Sauvignon White Blend

2014 Troon Vineyard Vermentino

2014 Troon Vineyard Vermentino Applegate Valley Southern Oregon AVA Oregon Only 167 cases produced Screw cap closure A unique field blend of mostly Vermentino with some Sauvignon blanc, the grapes in this wine were grown, harvested and fermented together. This winemaking technique is
2015 Barrymore by Carmel Road Pinot grigio

2015 Barrymore by Carmel Road Pinot grigio

2015 Barrymore by Carmel Road Pinot grigio California A unique collaboration between Drew Barrymore and winery Carmel Road, this wine was meant to be shared with family and friends. And the Winerabblers found that it exceeded our expectations and had enough acidity to please our palat

Sunset Magazine’s October 2016 issue is out and it names Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards Grüner Veltliner – Smaragd as BEST IN CLASS.

As seen on page 6 of their October issue, Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2014 Grüner Veltliner – Smaragd, named in respect to Austria’s Wachau wine region’s highest classification of white wine, not only won a GOLD MEDAL but was named “BEST IN CLASS” durin

Oregon Wine Competition Winners Announced

JACKSONVILLE, OREGON–The Oregon Wine Competition awards were announced Wednesday, August 24 at 6 p.m. at the Oregon Wine Experience in Jacksonville, Oregon, with Best of Show awards going to Cuckoo’s Nest Cellars, Pebblestone Cellars, and Plaisance Ranch. All of the award-

Bells Up Winery Open to Public for Labor Day Weekend

NEWBERG, OR (August 1, 2016) — Bells Up Winery (www.bellsupwinery.com) will be open to the public for Labor Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday (September 3–4). The winery’s estate tasting room will be open from noon to 4:00 p.m. each day. Located in the Chehalem Mountains AVA, Bells Up
2015 Pike Road Pinot gris

2015 Pike Road Pinot gris

2015 Pike Road Pinot gris Willamette Valley Oregon 8000 cases produced ecently launched, Pike Road is Elk Cove’s sister winery, allowing second generation winemaker Adam Campbell the ability to work with grapes beyond those from their estate vineyards, and grown throughout the W
2014 Kendall-Jackson Sauvignon blanc

2014 Kendall-Jackson Sauvignon blanc

2014 Kendall-Jackson Sauvignon blanc Vintner’s Reserve California There was a lot of hubbub when the Kendall-Jackson family bought a winery and several vineyards in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. While everyone may have been happy to see our wine region finally getting the pu

Riesling Invasion Takes Over Portland on July 23rd

PORTLAND, OREGON. More than forty Oregon winemakers will convene on Saturday, July 23rd for the third annual Riesling Invasion. This public event celebrating riesling from across the state will take place at Jacobsen Salt Company (602 SE Salmon St.) from 5 pm to 9 pm. Riesling, Oregon
2014 North by Northwest Riesling

2014 North by Northwest Riesling

2014 North by Northwest Riesling Horse Heaven Hills Washington he color of sunshine, this wine is made by King Estate Winery, based in the southern portion of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. But the grapes are grown in the Horse Heaven Hills AVA of Washington state, also known for p

Riesling Rendezvous Grand Tasting July 17 to feature Winemakers from around the World

Woodinville, Wash. – Winemakers from seven countries will converge at Riesling Rendezvous in Seattle on July 17th, giving wine lovers an unprecedented opportunity to explore the finest Rieslings from around the world in one location. Hosted by Chateau Ste. Michelle of Washington state

Hyde de Villaine Makes Long-Term Commitment to Napa Valley

HELENA, CA (June 20, 2016) — Hyde de Villaine (HdV) purchased in May 2016 a 33.5 acre parcel at the corner of Silverado Trail and Trancas Street in Napa Valley, California. The property comprises 24 acres of vineyard, a 3,750-square-foot winery and a residence. The location has been t

Fullerton Wines Expands Distribution with C & G Wines

Portland, Oregon – June 14, 2017 – Fullerton Wines has signed with C & G Wines to distribute their wines in both Washington and Oregon. Having successfully self-distributed in the Oregon market to date, the Fullerton family looks to the future with excitement. The well-reputed tea
2014 Vincent Wines Pinot blanc

2014 Vincent Wines Pinot blanc

2014 Vincent Wines Pinot blanc Mora Vineyard Willamette Valley Oregon inot blanc is one of our favorite varietals! Tart, mineral notes are what we crave and this wine delivers all that and more. In the cellar, Vincent handles this wine similar to a Chardonnay. He allows the wine to go
2012 Love & Squalor Antsy Pants Riesling

2012 Love & Squalor Antsy Pants Riesling

2012 Love & Squalor Antsy Pants Riesling Willamette Valley Oregon 59 cases produced ade by Matt Berson, one of the most chill winemakers the Winerabblers know, this Riesling is an acid-lover’s dream! Although Matt may be relaxed when you meet him, he works hard to tease out
2012 Analemma Wines Gewürztraminer

2013 Analemma Wines Atavus Gewürztraminer

2013 Analemma Wines Atavus Gewürztraminer Atavus Vineyard Columbia Gorge Oregon ased in Mosier, on the Oregon side of the Columbia River gorge, Analemma Wines is taking a creative approach to winemaking in the Pacific Northwest. This dry Gewürztraminer is a great example of their inno

King Estate Winery Promotes Two in Winemaking

(Eugene, OR) — King Estate Winery Co-founder and CEO Ed King announces two key promotions in the winemaking department that will position the iconic Oregon winery for even greater growth and success. Raymond Nuclo, who has served as Director of Viticulture for the past three yea

Portland Grand Tasting: Taste Columbia Gorge wine in Portland

Columbia River Gorge, OR/WA – March 17, 2016 — On Friday, April 1, 2016, over 20 Columbia Gorge wineries will be pouring their wines at Castaway Portland. From 6pm to 8pm wine lovers can enjoy some of the 45 premium grape varieties grown in the Columbia Gorge, socialize with win
2014 Contadino Vivaci Pinot grigio

2014 Contadino Pinot grigio

2014 Contadino Pinot grigio Venezio Tipica Italy ere’s another Trader Joe’s wine that we pick up on a regular basis. It’s a nice, slightly bubbly, Pinot grigio from Italy with a distinct label that’s easy to find on their shelves. Do yourself a favor and don

Reustle wins Best of Class Viognier, Double Gold Grüner Veltliner & Double Gold Grüner Veltliner Reserve… plus 14 other wines receive medals at Savor NW

[Roseburg, OR March 8, 2016]– Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2014 Viognier earned the “Best of Class” designation at the 2016 Savor NorthWest Wine Competition held in Cannon Beach, Oregon. In addition, Reustle brought home two DOUBLE GOLD Medals – one each for their 2014 Grüner Veltlin
2014 Floriana Grüner Veltliner

2014 Floriana Grüner Veltliner

2014 Floriana Grüner Veltliner Hungary ur love letter to a mouthful of a grape– oh Grüner Veltliner, let us count the ways we love thee… your mouthfeel is lithe and bright and you always smell like fresh rain on a summer day. You are often the color of morning dew drops and tast