Global Bubbles

Wine Spectator, 15 June, 2018

Exploring sparkling wines from around the world

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A Classic Revisited

Wine Spectator, 15 June 2018

Oregon’s 2008 Pinot Noirs have shed their firm tannins yet retain their vitality

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The Willamette Valley’s New Take on Sparkling Wine

Wine Enthusiast, 3 May 2018

Oregon’s Willamette Valley winemakers rarely turn their famous Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes into sparkling wine. But a few esteemed pioneers, and one mobile bottler, are changing course with bottles that are approaching Champagne-quality levels.

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Great Wine Values: Argyle ‘Vintage Brut’ sparkling wine

The Philadelphia Inquirer, 9 April 2018

…this delightful beauty from coastal Oregon. Its blend of the three key grapes is aged long to deliver a wine that is bone-dry and whose tart, snappy apple flavors merge seamlessly with the heady yeasty scent of rising bread dough.

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Wine Tip: 6 Wineries to Know in Washington and Oregon

Wine Spectator, 3 March 2018

Argyle was among the second generation of Willamette Valley wineries that helped lead Oregon into a golden era of Pinot Noir.

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The Texas Winemaker Who Helped Put Willamette Valley on the Map

Texas Monthly, 2 Feb 2018

Rollin Soles spent his college days hanging out with Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett. Here’s how he became one of Oregon’s most prominent winemakers.

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Bubbles Along The Willamette: Oregon’s Sparkling Wine Renaissance

Forbes, 19 Jan 2018

“Sparkling wine is about to join Pinot Noir as one of the Willamette Valley’s distinctive and iconic wines.”

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SF Chronicle Wine Competition: Seven Argyle Medals, 12 Jan 2018

Seven Argyle wines were awarded medals by the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, including a Double Gold for the 2015 Spirithouse Pinot Noir.

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The Thrilling Oregon Rieslings of 2017

The Sommelier Files, 3 January 2018

To start off the new year in style, below is the second segment of my notes and reviews of the top Oregon Rieslings I tasted in the second half of 2017…

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Ring in the New Year with American Bubbles

Best Wines Under $20, 28 December 2017

American sparkling wine has long been available but the quality is certainly on the rise, and if you’re ringing in the New Year here in the States, why not toast the future with a homegrown wine?

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