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Archive: May 2022

What’s the Deal with Sparkling Wine Vs Champagne?

  Who doesn’t love a cold glass of bubbly? Well I exaggerate. Some folks, like my son who doesn’t like anything carbonated including soda and beer(!), do not seek out sparkling wine. If you are one of these people, this blog post is not for you. Moving on to the sparkling fans, here is an…

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May 26, 2022

Why Come to the Willamette Valley? Why Not!

  ** Spoiler Alert This is a Willamette Valley Ad!**   So you’ve been wine tasting in Napa/Sonoma (or if you are lucky France, Spain, Italy, Germany) and you are looking for something different. Maybe you are still skittish about overseas travel and crowded places. Not interested in sitting in traffic, booking months in advance…

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May 20, 2022

Give New Wines a Chance!

    There are thousands of wine grapes and  wines in production around the world. Each one is different and in a skilled winemaker’s hands the same grape from the same plot of land can be different from the vintage before and after. The lesson? Try every wine you can find to taste and judge…

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May 16, 2022

What Makes Willamette Valley Wineries So Special? The People!

  Some of our Triangle guests enjoying the views as Vidon Many of you have visited wineries in California and other locations around the world. How many times have you met the owners and/or winemakers while there? Or were you greeted by a tasting room host/hostess reading a script on the history of the winery…

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May 4, 2022