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New Weekly Wine Tasting Group in Portland Oregon


WineMiser.com announces a new once a week wine tasting group in Portland

Tuesday Nights 7 PM til ? at the Portland Wine Storage tasting room.

Portland Wine Tasting Weekly Group

Upcoming Wine Tastings – November – December 2013
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November 12th Cabernet Sauvignon The King of Reds

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November 19th – Bubbles Blowout Bash – Champagne v Sparkling Wines – BYOB or Just come & Taste Beautiful Barolos, Piedmont Pleasures of the Noble Nebbiolo – BYOB or Just Taste

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November 26th The other Noir, Gamay Noir aka Beaujolais

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December 3rd Barolos & Nebbiolos from the Piedmont = Pure Pleasure – BYOB or Just Taste
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December 10th The Pleasures of Pinot – Pinot from everywhere in Vancouver at Cellar 55
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Picture from November 5 Tuscan Wines
Brunello-Results


Results of Tuscan wine tasting
Brunello-Results
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Pictures from the Septemebr 10 Rhone Wines Tasting

French Wine Regions

French Wine Regions


French Wine Regions
Rhone Rangers Scores September 10
The scoring for the tasting of the Rhone wines.
Arlene and Ruth

Arlene and Ruth


Arlene and her mother Ruth
Rhone wines Lineup

Rhone wines Lineup


The Lineup of Rhone wines tasted
Food for Rhone wines

Food for Rhone wines


Food for the Rhone wines- The Food, – Italian Herb Roast Beef, Pepper Crust Salame, Gorgonzola,Cotswold, Triple Cream Brie, Tarragon Crackers and Red Pepper Crackers. Plus tastes of Prosciuuto Crisps, Rasberries, Plums and Beef Jerky for wine taste identification.

Rhone Suzanne Stephanie

Rhone Suzanne Stephanie

Rhone Tasters
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  • 2012 Julien Sunier Fleurie
    <font color='maroon'><b><a href='http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/th.aspx?th=245830&id=1&___z=0yFvQGuZPxqZKiH73uMbRQ%3d%3d'>2012 Julien Sunier Fleurie</a></b></font><br>The 2012 Fleurie comes from vines aged between 20 and 60-years old in the lieu-dit of “Niagara” and is raised with SO2 in wooden barrels for between 8 and 10 months. It has a very precise and transparent bouquet, much stonier than fruity, with bright red currant and cranberry scents. The palate begins as it means to go on, with vibrant acidity and almost bony tannins. This could have been shrill, but instead it is extremely well-balanced and suffused with marvelous tension, leaving the mouth with a prickly sensation on the finish. Superb. Drink now-2019. Julien Sunier has an avid following here in the UK, and that is no surprise if you taste his wines. I met Julien himself at the “Bien Boire en Beaujolais” tasting at Chateau de Pizay: a young vigneron with his feet of the ground, obviously conscientious of quality and his philosophy toward winemaking. He became interested in natural winemaking when working at Monternot cellars, and when he finally started to work his own vineyard in 2008, he immediately applied organic tenets to his vines. They are now certified “AB” (Agriculture Biologique). These days, Julien farms around 4.95 hectares of vine in Regnie, Fleurie and Morgon. Importer: Polaner Selections, Mount Kisco, NY; tel. (914) 244-0404; also available through Berry Brothers & Rudd and Roberson Wine in the UK.<br> Rating: 92  <a href=http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/pfio.aspx?id=245830 >Estimated Cost: $25-$31</a>

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