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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Eating Portland

Hamptons Real Estate Showcase, 8 December 2017

Portland is known for its bike paths and hiking trails. I appreciate its outdoorsy life style and the newly expanded Japanese Garden is not to be missed; but the truth is I came to Portland to eat….

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Sparkling Wines that Make Perfect Holiday Gifts

Food & Wine, December 2017

The holiday season is a time to indulge and give the gift of indulgence. That’s why sparkling wines, whether Cava or Prosecco or Champagne, feel so perfect for the holidays…

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These five wines will see you through the holidays

Washington Post, 16 November 2017

Here are five delicious wines that will complement your Thanksgiving feast — or any dinner party for that matter…

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Riesling D’etre

Imbibe, November/December 2017

Ideal for the holiday table, Northwest Rieslings rise to the occasion.

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What to Drink with Your Turkey

425 Magazine, 2 November 2017

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