I am a wine writer and digital marketing consultant based in Portland, Oregon. I have come to appreciate the growing wine regions in the Pacific Northwest since arriving here in 2009. I look forward to sharing my passion for Oregon and Pacific Northwest white wines in particular with you. Read more on my About Page.
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The first time I met Chris Wishart he spent a good deal of time with a towel wiping wine drips off the bar he had just recently sealed. He chuckled at his fixation and we shared a common understanding that sometimes tiny things consume us completely; things we won’t care about in less than 48 hours. That fleeting obsession, though perhaps not defining of Wishart, neatly tied together the philosophy at ENSO Winery for me: every vintage is distinctive, so let the wines express that moment in time, and capture it as purely as possible. Continue reading
Last week I was invited to attend a press dinner being hosted at Cabezon in NE Portland to celebrate their one year anniversary. Dinner was superb and meeting some other local writers who were interested in local food and wine was a nice way to spend the evening. Continue reading