Decoded: Eola-Amity Hills

While we’ve dedicated most of the month to decorating the Pinots from Oregon, Chardonnay is the third most grown grape in the Willamette Valley, and routinely compared to the Chardonnays of Burgundy – which can be credited to Robert Drouhin who “discovered” the potential of Oregon soil in…

Decoded: Chehalem Mountains

Last month saw the release of our Lot 627 Chehalem Mountains Pinot Noir, a sub appellation of the Willamette Valley in the northwestern reaches of the region.  As always, Cam’s notes will speak well towards the wine, but let’s look deeper into the region itself. While Papa Pinot…

Rack of Lamb with Roasted Spring Vegetables

Spring is in full swing, and Summer is rapidly approaching for those of us on the West Coast.  What better way to celebrate than with an incredibly delicious rack of Lamb with fresh seasonal veggies!  This dish will be great addition to your dinner arsenal for pleasing discerning…

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…