Once Upon a Time … Oso Libre Winery Was Simply a Dream

Lovely wines are poured by design in the Oso Libre tasting room. Have you ever daydreamed about building a castle in the sky? Or perhaps … building a winery in California? How would you start to build your winery? This is a question that Chris Behr and his wife, Linda, asked themselves in the 1990’s.  […]

It’s A Beautiful Family Affair … Brown Estate

At Brown Estate, winemaking is a family affair! However, instead of handing down winemaking traditions … the kids started this winery’s label. Sip a fabulous family story in this week’s Wine & Spirits blog.

Zin-tastic! What’s Special about West Coast Zinfandels?

Zinfandel is thought to be America’s grape. Recent years have found that Zinfandel does have a rich American history. In fact, it may be one of our tastiest immigrants! Is there anything more American than melting into a special place in our culture? Does it have an alias? Is Primitivo the same wine? With so […]

Picture Yourself Sipping Wine at Mt. Hood Winery

Have you ever sipped wine with scenery as lovely as this? If you visit the Bickford family’s winery, you can sip wine every bit as lovely as you gaze out their tasting room windows to drink in this same vista. Consequently, this lovely painting is a picture of Oregon’s Mount Hood and graces the labels […]

Winter Wine = Good Times by Claire Logsdon

by Claire Logsdon Choosing a tasty winter wine during this chilly season, can transform your wine tasting experience as dramatically as pairing it well with food. Which wines pair with the Coldest Season of the Year – Winter? What wines should one pair with the coldest season of the year? With cold weather automatically equals […]