Oregon Pinot Tasting at The Wine Shop

By Catherine | On Sep 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

My favorite local wine store The Wine Shop, owned by Debbie Marlowe, recently held an Oregon wine tasting.  Six wines were presented, two whites and four Pinot Noirs.  I enjoyed all of the wines, but would like to highlight three of the selections. King Estates Pinot Gris is the quintessential Oregon Pinot Gris.  Its aroma is full of stone fruits like peaches and…

Why I am Pursuing Pinot

By Catherine | On Sep 16, 2011 | 3 Comments

I’ve been wanting to write a wine blog for some time now.  After attending the Charleston Wine and Food Festival in March 2011, and a seminar entitled Pioneers of Pinot Noir, I knew that “Pinot” would be the topic for the blog.  The seminar featured three Oregon wineries, Ken Wright Cellars, Sokol Blosser Winery, and Domaine Drouhin Oregon. I have loved Oregon…

She heard it through the grapevine

By RossHollebon | On Sep 5, 2011 | No Comments

I am excited to be helping Catherine O’Brien on her path to blogging about her passion for wonderful experiences, travel and most importantly, as it relates to this site, pinot wines. This is just the initial test post as we get this wonderful project up and running. We hope you enjoy as much as we’re going to. Ross

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