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.
Tag Archives: Sauvignon Blanc
Though her name is supposed to mean graceful, Anne Hubatch claims to be anything but as she carefully navigates her way across the kitchen strewn with children’s toys. Playing double as a home office, the open countertop bears a computer and cooking utensils. Her family, business, and life all culminate here in this space … and somehow it just seems to work. Continue reading
“Don’t screw it up.”
This is the mantra John Grochau, owner and winemaker at Grochau Cellars, recited without hesitation when asked what his philosophy on winemaking is. Continue reading
Recently Wine Spectator released their listing of Oregon wine scores for 2008 in their Jan 31-Feb 28, 2011 issue. 510 wines from Oregon (vintages ranging from 2005-2009) were listed, of which 110 were white wines including Albariño, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, and several white blends. Continue reading
I should start by saying that Sauvignon Blanc is one of my absolutely favorite white varieties, especially in the summer time. Perhaps then, it was the blustery wine and bone-chilling rain that kept me from loving the two bottles of Washington Sauvignon Blanc I picked up tonight at my local Trader Joe’s. Or perhaps it’s just not yet found it’s place in the Columbia Valley yet. Continue reading