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Visit Origin 14: Chehalem Mtns. Wineg...

Learn About the Chehalem Mountains & Ribbon Ridge AVAs Some of the Willamette Valley’s earliest vineyards...

Visit Origin 14: Chehalem Mtns. Winegrowers
posted on: Jul 22, 2014 | author: Cole Danehower

J Wrigley 2012 MAC Cuvee Pinot Noir

ENW Report Card: J Wrigley, 2012 MAC Cuvée Pinot Noir, McMinnville AVA

J Wrigley 2012 MAC Cuvee Pinot Noir
posted on: Jun 4, 2014 | author: Cole Danehower

Amazing Eyrie

Wines in the 4th Dimension There aren’t many wineries in the Northwest (or the US, for that matter) that can offer...

Amazing Eyrie
posted on: Jun 3, 2014 | author: Cole Danehower

The Myth of the 45th Persists

Let’s Get Over the Myth of the 45th Can we finally get it right? Oregon’s pinot country is NOT on the same...

The Myth of the 45th Persists
posted on: May 28, 2014 | author: Cole Danehower

Hot Air Improves Pinot?

Some people think wine lovers are full of hot air—but who knew that the application of a little hot air might make...

Hot Air Improves Pinot?
posted on: May 22, 2014 | author: Cole Danehower

Toil Oregon 2012 Pinot Noir

ENW Report Card: Toil Oregon 2012 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley

Toil Oregon 2012 Pinot Noir
posted on: Apr 23, 2014 | author: Cole Danehower

Brooks Rising

The story of Brooks winery is one of the most poignant—and ultimately uplifting—in the Northwest. Just before harvest...

Brooks Rising
posted on: Apr 21, 2014 | author: Cole Danehower

Great Marketing: AVA Trading Cards

Great wine is about people as much as it is about place. The people that make up a place—an American Viticultural...

Great Marketing: AVA Trading Cards
posted on: Mar 19, 2014 | author: Cole Danehower

Been Busy . . .

Tasting Wine!   My apologies to any readers who have recently visited Essential Northwest Wines and found the...

Been Busy . . .
posted on: Mar 10, 2014 | author: Cole Danehower

Salute to ¡Salud!

Helping the “Invisible” Wine Workers Where is wine made? Ask most any Oregon winemaker and they will usually answer...

Salute to ¡Salud!
posted on: Nov 23, 2013 | author: Cole Danehower

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