The Hedonistic Taster: Willamette Valley Holiday Edition

The Hedonistic Taster Willamette Valley Holiday Edition by L.M. Archer “Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer The Hedonistic Taster provides an intimate format for sharing industry trade sample tasting notes with readers. Please enjoy this special holiday edition, showcasing the wines of Oregon’s […]

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My latest in Wine Business: ¡Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir Wine Auction Raises More Than $1 Million for Vineyard Worker Healthcare Foundation

¡Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir Wine Auction Raises More Than $1 Million for Vineyard Worker Healthcare Foundation The two-day event and auction raised a record amount for the Tuality Healthcare Foundation. by L.M. Archer Dundee, OR. – The Oregon wine community raised $1,055,000 at the 2018 ¡Salud! Premiere Oregon Pinot Noir Wine Auction this year, exceeding […]

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Breaking News: The Family Coppola Acquires Vista Hills Vineyard in Oregon’s Dundee Hills

Breaking News: My inaugural story in Wine Business Monthly: The Family Coppola Acquires Vista Hills Vineyard in Oregon’s Dundee Hills by L.M. Archer   The Family Coppola has closed on the purchase of Vista Hills Vineyard in Dundee Hills, Oregon, a landmark acquisition that allies two respected wine families, expands borders, and underscores the company’s commitment to […]

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My Latest Cover Story in Oregon Wine Press: Bubbling Brew – Sparkling bewitches Oregon industry

Bubbling Brew Sparkling bewitches Oregon industry By L.M. Archer Sparkling wine demands time, toil and treasure. It’s also seductive as hell. Just ask Oregon winemakers. Already renowned for premium Pinot Noir, the state now threatens to outshine other wine regions in bubbles. Many ascribe this burgeoning fizz fame to a far-flung band of passionate winemakers […]

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