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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 BYOB Weekly Group

Upcoming Wine Tastings – 2015

January 20, 2015 Merlot at Cellar 55 in Vacouver

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  • 2012 Roth Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
    <font color='maroon'><b><a href='http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/th.aspx?th=1104989&id=1&___z=DVpJJrabDHG%2fa9WZgSabmg%3d%3d'>2012 Roth Estate Cabernet Sauvignon</a></b></font><br>The other cuvée I tasted is a 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, primarily all Cabernet Sauvignon (98%) with just 1% of Merlot and Petit Verdot. This is a big cuvée of 9,941 cases, and again the pricing seems fair, especially for a wine at this level of quality. Full-bodied with a dense, ruby/purple color, and notes of new oak intermixed with blackcurrant, licorice, graphite and spice box, it possesses supple tannins, a subtle earthiness and a nice, long aftertaste. This is a heck-of-a mouthful of Cabernet Sauvignon that should age for at least a decade or more. The price is very modest.<br> Rating: 91  <a href=http://www.erobertparker.com/newsearch/pfio.aspx?id=1104989 >Estimated Cost: $20-$30</a>

Dr Vino

  • New York Times wine club on ice
    <p>Members of the New York Times wine club residing in New York are not receiving wine–and shipments might not resume until July. The Albany Times Union has a detailed account of the wrangling that has led to the suspension (indeed, on the NYT wine club site, New York is not even an option for sign-ups–the […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2015/04/22/new-york-times-wine-club/">New York Times wine club on ice</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
  • The wine boom turns 21 – but is acting aged
    <p>When wine consumption shot higher in 1994, little did wine consumers know that they were uncorking one of the greatest bull markets in recent history. Every year since then, wine consumption has grown making the wine boom now 21 years old–old enough to buy itself a drink, legally, were it a human. But the growth, […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2015/04/06/wine-boom-turns-21-growth/">The wine boom turns 21 – but is acting aged</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>
  • Why is champagne getting drier?
    <p>Champagnes seem to have been getting drier in recent years. What’s driving the trend? I put the question of declining Champagne dosage levels to Peter Wasserman today. Wasserman, along with his mother Becky, exports several grower champagnes including Godmé Pere et fils, José D’hondt, Camille Savès, and Vazart-Coquart. Wasserman said there are three main reasons. […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com/2015/03/30/champagne-dosage-dry/">Why is champagne getting drier?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drvino.com">Dr Vino's wine blog</a>.</p>

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