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12 Must-Read Books for Napa Valley Wine Lovers

Napa Valley Book Recommendations Below are 12 must-read Napa books for any traveler who wants to brush up on the area’s history and wine offerings. While some wine-producing locations have cultivated and created spirits for thousands of years, Napa Valley is a relatively young winemaking

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Phylloxera in France

A Deep Dive into the Economic Impact of Phylloxera in France The devastating epidemic of Phylloxera in Southern France had long-term economic consequences for the grape producers and the overall wine industry of the region. Between 1863 and 1890, Phylloxera, a virus that feeds on

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Rhone Valley Vineyard


Châteauneuf-du-Pape Châteauneuf-du-Pape is one of the most famous wine regions in the world. It’s located in the south of France, in the Rhône Valley. Most wine drinkers know Châteauneuf-du-Pape for its rich red wines, but many are unaware of its interesting history, or how it

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The Wine Profile Series: Cabernet Sauvignon

The Wine Profile Series: Cabernet Sauvignon The most famous red wine in the world, Cabernet Sauvignon, is a Bordeaux-grown organic hybrid of Cabernet France and Sauvignon Blanc. Cabernet Sauvignon is beloved for high concentration and ability to age. Main flavors: Black Cherry Black Currant Blackberry

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Eola-Amity Hill

Overview of Eola-Amity Hills AVA Wine Region

Eola-Amity Hills AVA Just one hour southwest of Portland, the Eola-Amity Hills are a haven for vintners, vintners-to-be, and wine enthusiasts. This region has all wine country has to offer, from the rough to the sophisticated, and is renowned for its various plantings, premium wine

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Bethel Heights Vineyard

Best Lunch Spots in Willamette Valley

Willamette Valley leads as a premier Pinot Noir producing region in the world. The valley is located at the heart of Oregon, making it renowned place for it landscapes, world-class wines, and fantastic views of the valley. Willamette valley is also known for its abundance

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5 Ways to Buy New World Pinot Glasses

New World Pinot Glasses have been making waves in the wine industry as the latest innovation, captivating the taste buds of wine enthusiasts around the world. These glasses have been specifically designed to showcase the characteristics of New World Pinot Noirs and other medium-bodied red

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Overview of Portland

Top 7 Hotels in Portland for Vacationing

Where to Stay in Portland, Oregon One of Oregon’s largest towns, Portland is situated on the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette rivers in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. The area is renowned for its parks, bridges, and cycling lanes, as well as for

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Biodynamic Farming

Rudolf Steiner: The Father of Biodynamic Farming

Rudolf Steiner and Biodynamic Farming When people think about agriculture, mostly they think about food, vegetables, and fruits. However, when you look from a sustainable and holistic approach, surely one name prominently stands out, Rudolf Steiner (or often misspelled as Rudolph Steiner). He is often

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Maresh: An Oregon Original

The Legacy of Jim Maresh in Oregon’s Wine Industry Nestled in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley lies the legacy of a true Oregon pioneer: