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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 28, 2018

Wine & Spirits Top 100

The Top 100 Wineries of 2008 ROSE & ARROW Eola-Amity Hills A geologist from Chile and a vigneron from Vosne-Romanée explore Oregon soils, revealing new facets of Willamette terroir. With…

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…

November 30, 2017

Chapter 24 Features in Oregon’s Burgundian Links

Oregon: The Burgundy Connection Decanter December 2017 by William Kelley With its Pinot Noir vines and marginal climate, Oregon has much in common with Burgundy. William Kelley explores the links…

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…

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…

June 2, 2016

More Love For Joe Dobbes and His 30 Years of Winemaking

Third Decade’s a Charm Oregon Wine Press June 1, 2016 by Jade Helm Joe Dobbes’ knack for enterprise, evident even from an early age, is the defining characteristic for the…

May 17, 2016

30 Years of Winemaking for Joe Dobbes

Still Looking to Improve after 30 Years Wines & Vines May 17th, 2016 by Andrew Adams The upcoming harvest will be the 30th for Oregon vintner Joe Dobbes, who founded…

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…

June 17, 2015

Wine and Artists at Chapter 24 Vineyards

Your Wine and Fine Art Fixes Wine Enthusiast July 17, 2015 by Christina Pellegrini Portland-based street artist Ashley Montague recently painted a must-see mural at this Willamette Valley winery, and…

March 31, 2015

The Wine Advocate Toasts Oregon’s 50th Year

Oregon 2012/2013: Praxis Makes Perfect The Wine Advocate March 31, 2015 by Neal Martin Ten thousand meters above endless Canadian wasteland, Beck strumming in my headphones, I ponder what lies…

November 12, 2014

Splurge on a Pinot Noir for Thanksgiving

STL Today: Mason L’Envoyé A Pinot Noir for Thanksgiving STLToday.com November 12, 2014 by Gail Appleseed Thanksgiving is a time when a lot of people spend a bit more on a…

November 11, 2014

More Gold Medals For Dobbes Pinot Noir

The ‘Fifty Best’  Takes a Blind Look at Willamette Pinot Noir The FiftyBest.com November 2014 The Willamette Valley is Oregon’s leading wine region, with two-thirds of the state’s wineries and vineyards. It is…