Decoded: Dundee Hills

In March of this year we released our Lot 586 Pinot Noir from the Dundee Hills sub-appellation of the Willamette Valley in Oregon.  While Cam’s video can tell you about the wine itself, let’s look at the AVA that pretty much started it all in Oregon. As stated…

Big Boys in Bordeaux

by: Cameron, staff From Cameron’s recollections of his European trip in 1993: I’ll never forget being in Bordeaux with my friend who is Julio Gallo’s grandson and we went to the top Chateau there and flashed his father’s card from E & J Gallo as a president of…

New Release: Lot 624 Moscato d’Asti

Everyone’s favorite sipper has returned.  Your 1,000’s of emails, countless calls and messages on social media have been heard.  This is the same producer as previous Lots from the Asti area of Italy we’ve offered.  If you are concerned about the profile of this vintage in comparison to the previous, just allow Cam to walk you through what’s in the glass, and rest assured, this is still going to be your favorite Moscato!

Decoded: A Brief History of Moscato

You’ve emailed, you’ve called, you’ve made it the number one searched term on our site, you’ve begged us, pleaded with us, and even tried to barter with us, and all of your hard-fought desires and dreams come true.  Tomorrow.  Moscato d’Asti is back! Before you take up battle…

Sangria!

In honor of Oregon Wine Month and tomorrows Cinco de Mayo festivities, we at the office decided to make sangria to celebrate!  Well, let’s be honest, we wanted to make sangria… An old family recipe from El Salvador – that dates back 3 generations – has taught us…

Wine Decoded: Oak vs. Stainless Steel

If you’ve ever purchased wine in a restaurant or wine shop where a Sales Associate was in tow, I’m sure you’ve heard time and time again the mention of oak aged or stainless steel aged in regard to the wines.  American oak, French oak, Hungarian oak, stainless steel,…

What We Are Listening To – May 2018

Our staff’s diversity and reflected musical interests always make for a fun week at the office splitting time over the speakers and sharing great music from the yesteryears to today. Below is each staff member’s contribution. The playlists are public on Spotify, so please feel free to add…

It’s Oregon Wine Month!

To begin celebrating Oregon Wine Month here at Cameron Hughes Wine, we’d like to take a little time to discuss the ever-more-decorated state’s history and breakdown it’s Willamette Valley appellation. An overview: The story of Oregon Pinot and the Willamette Valley (in an organized fashion) begin with a…

Jelly Beans

Tom, our very own in-house Rick Flair WOOO!!! offers up his personal playlist of pumped-up jams that keep him going after the 3pm slump.  Follow the playlist to keep up with his wild musical tastes!  ***Updated regularly***