Troon

I finished another memoir this week from Stanley Tucci. It wasn’t your ordinary memoir about life. It was a food memoir. Stanley would go into stories about his life that led to food and recipes.…

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Troon

I finished another memoir this week from Stanley Tucci. It wasn’t your ordinary memoir about life. It was a food memoir. Stanley would go into stories about his life that led to food and recipes.…

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Adelsheim

I have been asked a few times, “How do you decide what to write about?” I have been doing the newsletter for a while now, and it hasn’t changed since day one. I am sharing…

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Adelsheim

I have been asked a few times, “How do you decide what to write about?” I have been doing the newsletter for a while now, and it hasn’t changed since day one. I am sharing…

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Cowhorn Winery

A few weeks back, I warned of pulling you down to Southern Oregon to explore a bit. Well, unlike my warnings to my daughter, I am backing down. Today we are visiting a winery called…

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Cowhorn Winery

A few weeks back, I warned of pulling you down to Southern Oregon to explore a bit. Well, unlike my warnings to my daughter, I am backing down. Today we are visiting a winery called…

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00 Wines – A bit of history behind the luxury brand

I have highlighted 00 Wines in the past, but it never felt like I did justice to the story, the people, and of course, the wines. So, today, I will do my level best to…

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Raindance Vineyards

Can you believe it? I am starting the newsletter this week on Wednesday! I am sitting in a van traveling from Ashland to Eugene as part of the Wine Media Conference. I haven’t explored the…

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International Pinot Noir Celebration – IPNC

Have you noticed how it is starting to get dark a little after 9:00 now instead of 9:20-ish? I feel like I haven’t crammed in enough the last couple of months. I need summer to…

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International Pinot Noir Celebration – IPNC

Have you noticed how it is starting to get dark a little after 9:00 now instead of 9:20-ish? I feel like I haven’t crammed in enough the last couple of months. I need summer to…

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Tendril Wine Cellars

Warning, I am going to ramble more than usual this week. If you appreciate my rambling, there is a chance I go a little far. If you want to skip ahead, please do so. I…

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Tendril Wine Cellars

Warning, I am going to ramble more than usual this week. If you appreciate my rambling, there is a chance I go a little far. If you want to skip ahead, please do so. I…

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Privé Vineyard

What a blast last weekend was! The 4th of July is my absolute favorite holiday of the year. There are no expectations of gift-giving, and everyone comes together to celebrate America’s Birthday. I consider myself…

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Privé Vineyard

What a blast last weekend was! The 4th of July is my absolute favorite holiday of the year. There are no expectations of gift-giving, and everyone comes together to celebrate America’s Birthday. I consider myself…

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Van Duzer Vineyard

How can I not start the newsletter this week without mentioning the crazy three-day heatwave? I have been to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait. I never experienced heat like I did this past week. It…

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Van Duzer Vineyard

How can I not start the newsletter this week without mentioning the crazy three-day heatwave? I have been to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait. I never experienced heat like I did this past week. It…

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Corollary Wines

Last week was Apple’s Developer Conference, WWDC, aka Dub Dub. 2021 was the second year WWDC was held virtually. Every year it floors me how much they add to their whole platform (iOS, macOS, WatchOS…

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Corollary Wines

Last week was Apple’s Developer Conference, WWDC, aka Dub Dub. 2021 was the second year WWDC was held virtually. Every year it floors me how much they add to their whole platform (iOS, macOS, WatchOS…

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Audeant

It is strange what memories stick with us over time. I lived in Missouri until the age of 9. I remember there was a radio broadcaster, Paul Harvey, who used to tell mesmerizing stories. I…

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Audeant

It is strange what memories stick with us over time. I lived in Missouri until the age of 9. I remember there was a radio broadcaster, Paul Harvey, who used to tell mesmerizing stories. I…

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Lavinea

With Monday being Memorial Day, it feels like I have been playing catch all week. Typically by Tuesday and at the latest of Wednesday, I have the newsletter structure in place. Here I am Thursday…

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Brynn Mawr

It is Memorial Day weekend. I am so ready for summer to be in full effect, and for most of the US, air conditioning units are running, allowing escape from the heat. In Oregon, the…

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Youngberg Hill

Earlier this week, I picked up my daughter from school and decided to pick up a Chocolate Tundra cookie from Hungry Hero as a snack on the way home. It was funny how she immediately…

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Youngberg Hill

Earlier this week, I picked up my daughter from school and decided to pick up a Chocolate Tundra cookie from Hungry Hero as a snack on the way home. It was funny how she immediately…

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Alloro

Long-time readers know I enjoy my bike rides during the summer. I used to live in Sherwood, and my main route was always down Lebeau Road. There is one main reason I enjoyed this route.…

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Alloro

Long-time readers know I enjoy my bike rides during the summer. I used to live in Sherwood, and my main route was always down Lebeau Road. There is one main reason I enjoyed this route.…

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