Marcus Goodfellow of Matello Wines has been a friend of WISB for many years, and recently asked if we’d be interested in doing a vertical of his Syrah/Viognier blend. The Fool’s Journey made a huge impression on Chas, a few years back, and he still talks about Syrah as one of the Willamette Valley’s most
Our friend Matt has a colleague that was able to bring some wine back from India for us to try. We had heard that good bottles can be found, and were excited to try something new and so difficult to find. This was shot immediately following last week’s show, which explains why things are louder
Our friend Beau joins us again to talk about his wines. We talked about his Tempranillo and Petit Verdot in an earlier show, and this week he brought along some wines he’s released since then. He’s continued to work with a number of different varieties of grapes and styles, and created interesting and delicious wines
Chas picked out three bottles of Riesling for Dan to try double blind, knowing they could come from anywhere in the world. He selected the 2013 Elk Cove Late Harvest Riesling, the 2013 Dönnhoff Riesling, and the 2010 Leeuwin Estate Art Series Margaret River Riesling. What is your favorite pan fried fish?
We picked out a range of Northwest Pinot Gris for the show this week.Swick Wines offered us a sample of his 2014 Les Sous-Bois Pinot Gris, and it reminded us that we haven’t done a Pinot Gris show in quite some time. Dan picked up the 2013 Arbor Brook Croft Vineyard Pinot Gris after enjoying
Our curiosity got the better of us, and after seeing them on the shelves for quite a while, we had to try the Underwood wines from the can. We went into it with pretty low expectations, but at $6 per can, the competition isn’t too stiff either. We taste their Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, and
After a few shows on other wines, it was time to get back to Pinot Noir. Chas picked out a few bottles from producers that aren’t regularly on the show, and aimed for the $20 price point. This week we have the 2013 Sass Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, the 2013 Illahe Willamette Valley Pinot Noir,
Dan got his hands on four interesting American Rieslings and wanted to do them as a blind show. We’ve got two wines from Oregon, one from Napa, California, and one from the Finger Lakes of New York. We have a brand new release with the 2014 Trisaetum Coast Range Riesling. We revisit the 2013 Jasper