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What To Know About Oregon Wines

Chehalem's Harry Peterson-Nedry goes beyond Pinot
Mar 29, 2012 1:01 pm
Harry Peterson-Nedry

Way out west in Oregon, Harry Peterson-Nedry has been overseeing his Chehalem wines since 1990—back when most people looked at the lush, rolling, rain-soaked hills between Portland and the coast and shrugged their shoulders, popped their umbrellas and went about their business. A self-described science geek, he saw the possibilities, ran with it, and was among the trendsetters who've turned Oregon wines into an internationally known thing. 

5 White Wines for Winter

White wine isn’t pants. Drink it after Labor Day!
Dec 12, 2011 4:01 pm

I used to drink seasonally: white wines in the summertime, reds in the winter. Over time, I noticed the white season getting longer. Wine isn’t like pants, after all: no white ones after Labor Day. But, among wine folk, there has long been a stigma attached to whites. They aren’t always taken as seriously as red wines, like whites are the party girl blondes to reds’ bookish brunettes. Luckily, this is changing.

Oregon Means Biodynamic Wine Brilliance

Author Katherine Cole recommends 5 wines to try
Sep 30, 2011 2:01 pm
Montinore Vineyards in Oregon

A cow intestine stuffed with chamomile flowers. Chopped-up oak bark, packed into a farm animal’s skull. These may sound like a witch’s playbook, but they’re actually part of the preparations (“preps,” for short) required for biodynamic farming.

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