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Fifty Years of American Winemaking, All in One Hour on October 29

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History is 50 years old this year. As part of the birthday celebrations, the museum’s food and wine history project will host a discussion of “Fifty Years of American Winemaking” on Wednesday, October … Continue reading

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Oregon Pinot Noir – Sustainably Good

Oregon pinot noir offers an ideal opportunity to explore the effects of terroir, as the state’s main wine region, the Willamette (rhymes with ‘dammit’) Valley features two main soil types, each with its own expression in the wine. I explore … Continue reading

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Oregon Pinot at a Good Price

Oregon wineries are beginnng to feel the pinch of the recession. “Oregon has placed its sweet price point at about $35 to $45 a bottle,” according to Sam Tannahill, co-owner of Rex Hill Vineyard and co-creator of the popular A … Continue reading

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IPNC: Land or Hand?

Terroir predetermines the greatness of a wine. Or does it? Terroir is a romantic concept that appeals to wine lovers when the edges of the world get just a little blurry – right around that second glass of wine. We … Continue reading

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