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September 23, 2019

9 Top-Rated Oregon Pinot Noirs for Fall

Only 90 points or higher for these newly reviewed reds from Willamette Valley Wine SpectatorBy Aaron RomanoSeptember 23, 2019 Willamette Valley’s mild growing seasons and array of volcanic soils and…

September 5, 2019

9 Beaujolais Reds to Drink After Labor Day

Just in case you wanted to stick to the rules, these light-bodied newly reviewed wines from France will do the trick WineSpectator.comSeptember 5, 2019By Gillian Sciaretta While Beaujolais can be…

August 1, 2019

Big Results at Texsom 2019

Five Gold Medals and three Judges’ Selections GOLD MEDALJUDGES’ SELECTION – Style: SparklingCHAMPAGNE COLLET ESPRIT COUTURE NV GOLD MEDALJUDGES’ SELECTION – Style: Australia WhiteBROKENWOOD ILR SEMILLON 2011 GOLD MEDALJUDGES’ SELECTION…

March 12, 2018

Golds at Texsom 2018

Judges Awards, Golds and Silvers for Some of our Favorite Wines Congratulations to Innocent Bystander, Maison L’Envoye, Chilensis and Penley Estate! Judges Selection Award – Best Value Sauvignon Blanc, /…

January 26, 2018

Maison L’Envoye Front and Center

Smart Buys – Go To Wineries for Excellence and Affordability Wine Spectator February 2018 Excitement in the wine world comes in many forms. New wineries create a buzz, established wineries…

March 24, 2017

Gold in Texas

Innocent Bystander and  Maison L’Envoyé Sparkle in Texas 24th of March, 2017 This week the results of the prestigious TEXSOM International Wine Awards were announced. 70 highly respected wine professionals…

December 15, 2016

Oregon 2014 Vintage Reviewed in Vinous

Vinous December 2016 94 pts         Chapter 24 Last Chapter Pinot Noir 2014 Limpid ruby. Potent, spice-accented red and blue fruit scents pick up notes of candied…

November 1, 2016

Chapter 24 Deepens Its Willamette Roots

Chapter 24 Wines Purchases Witness Tree and Five Other Vineyards in Oregon’s Willamette Valley Wine Spectator November 1, 2016 by Harvey Steiman The Pinot Noir partnership involving Mark Tarlov and…

October 28, 2016

Victoria and Tasmania: Vast, Exciting and Hip

Victoria and Tasmania Mini Report South Australia Part 3 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate October 28, 2016 by Lisa Perrotti-Brown This is a(nother) mini-report covering just a few of the…

August 31, 2016

Over Twenty 90+ Wines in Latest Wine & Spirits

Wine & Spirits Magazine October Issue, 2016 94 pts    Innocent Bystander Mea Culpa Syrah 2014 Phil Sexton and Steve Flamsteed produced this wine from a clone of unknown origin, what…

October 8, 2015

Old Bridge Cellars Named as a Top Importer

Top Importers of 2015 Wine & Spirits 29th Annual Buying Guide Winter, 2015 Here’s a trade secret it pays to know: When faced with an unfamiliar wine, turn the bottle…

September 14, 2015

Maison L’Envoyè and Leeuwin: Great Wine, Great Labels

Embracing the Labels Northern Arizona’s Mountain Living Magazine July/August 2015 by John Vankat It may be heresy for a wine writer to say this, but there’s more to admire about…

July 9, 2015

Maison L’Envoyé: a Great Intro to Burgundy ‘Climats’

Why You Should Visit Burgundy Now (and 5 Great Wines to Drink if you Can’t) Food & Wine (online) July 8, 2015 by Ray Isle There have long been a number…

June 4, 2015

Dan Berger Spends a Day With OBC

A Decade of Change Dan Berger’s Vintage Experience June 4, 2015 by Dan Berger Old Bridge Cellars One of the first efforts to market quality Australian wines in the United States occurred…