Wine Tastings

The Finest in Columbia River Gorge Wine Tours

The Finest in Columbia River Gorge Wine Tours

Are you a wine lover living in Vancouver, WA or Portland, OR? Have you always wanted to go on an all-inclusive wine tour, but weren’t sure where to start? WineDirt is a company who specializes in giving you the best possible Columbia River Gorge wine tours. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or simply trying to

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Willamette Valley Wine Tours In Oregon

Willamette Valley Wine Tours In Oregon

According to our customers, a Willamette Valley wine tour is just what you need to unwind and relax. The time of year you tour really doesn’t matter to us, or the wineries. We conduct Willamette Valley wine tours 352-days per year! The Willamette Valley is considered to be the heart of the Oregon wine country. With vineyards,

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The Pinot Noir Vertical Taste-off!

The Pinot Noir Vertical Taste-off!

Tuesday night, November 18th, the wine tasters of WineDirt.com convened, to take part in a blind vertical tasting of Sokol Blosser Winery’s, Dundee Hills, Pinot Noirs.  There were five vintages involved in this Pinot Noir tasting; vintage 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, & 2010. One of our tasters found, purchased and shared a 2002 vintage of the Sokol Blosser, Dundee Hills Pinot Noir. We were all pleasantly surprised, and maybe a little shocked,  with the amazing outcome of the tasting.  All the wines were quite stable, with a reasonable amount of acid and tannin.  The colors were beautiful.  There were a wide range of flavors and aromas to deal with as well. When the final results were discussed, the three standout wines were vintage 2010, 2008 and 2007.  The other vintages were not far behind and there were no losers.  Nice job Sokol...

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Champagne Tasting Results WineDirt.com presents… Jeepers, look at all the keepers! Been searching for the perfect sparkling wines to make the holidays a little more interesting?  Let us help you take the guess work out of your choices! Our small wine tasting group recently tried some tasty sparklers, for our November 2013 meeting, that we can actually afford!  OK, not ‘drink them every day’ afford, but the holidays are closing in on us people…so come on and live a little!          

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