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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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Robert Parker

  • 2011 L'Ecole No 41 Merlot
    <font color='maroon'><b><a href='http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/th.aspx?th=245336&id=1&___z=PWcIH63DZ0NuIDWHCaQ%2bAw%3d%3d'>2011 L'Ecole No 41 Merlot</a></b></font><br>Moving to the Bordeaux blends, the 2011 Merlot Columbia Valley gives up plenty of dark fruit, underbrush, plum, chocolate and spice in a medium-bodied, mid-weight, easy-drinking profile. Made from 85% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc 5% Malbec and the balance Petit Verdot, drink over the coming 4 to 5 years. This was another fine set of releases from proprietors Megan and Marty Clubb. One of the original estates in Walla Walla, their entire lineup is solid, and in most cases, represents value. Tel. (509) 525-0940; www.lecole.com<br> Rating: 87  <a href=http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/pfio.aspx?id=245336 >Estimated Cost: $24-$35</a>

Dr Vino

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    <p>Giuseppe Vaira was caught in a fight when he was in elementary school. It wasn’t the sort of meet-you-at-the-bike-racks kind of thing. No, it encapsulated what might happen only to the son of a winemaker, or even the son of a Barolo winemaker. He was classmates with two other kids who were also from wine […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2014/07/10/vajra-barolo/">G.D. Vajra in Barolo – “clean traditionalist”</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
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    A shorter version of this article was also published in the Financial Times. At this time of year many recent graduates will be wondering what to do with their hard-won degrees. While I cannot point them in the direction of specific vacancies, I can assure them that the world of wine needs many of.

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