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 Oregon Wine Press: “Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability”

Sowing the Seeds of Sustainability Winegrowers go green for future generations By L.M. Archer Oregon leads the country in more than premium wine growth; according to the Oregon Wine Board, 48 percent of Oregon vineyards are currently certified sustainable. Here’s how a few are sowing the seeds for future generations. Sustaining a Legacy Brooks Wine […]

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The Hedonistic Taster: Willamette Valley Wines

The Hedonistic Taster by L.M. Archer The Willamette Valley Edition Some timely tasting notes on a few Willamette Valley wines. TASTING NOTES: Wine:  Megan Anne Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Vintage:   2016 Alcohol:  14.3% Link to Producer Specs here. Suggested Retail: $40  Robe:   Dark garnet robe. Nose: Heady aromas of spice, peat, juniper. Bouche: Dark red […]

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