Red wine, White Wine and Bubbles…An Introduction to the Willamette Valley of Oregon
Posted on January 21, 2013
Having been here in Oregon now for about four and a half months, starting with a quick introduction via the Wine Bloggers’ Conference held in Portland in September and culminating with the harvest season, I have had a chance to learn a bit about the wonderful valley that I now live in. While it is not […]
Harvest may be over but the Stomping has just begun!
Posted on October 29, 2012 1 Comment
Every year, Willamette Valley Vineyard (WVV) hosts a grape stomp which is a qualifying competition for the World Grape Stomping competition in Santa Rosa. Wende Bennette of WVV explains the ins and outs of this competition. I hope you enjoy the video as much as we enjoyed our time there. Special thanks to WVV for sharing […]
La Vendimia 2011- The 2011 Harvest at Juan Carlos Sancha Winery in La Rioja, Spain
Posted on September 5, 2012 4 Comments
In preparation for this year’s harvest, I thought I would show you what I did last year as part of my masters program at University of La Rioja in Logroño, Spain. I had a chance to work with Juan Carlos Sancha at his Ad Libitum Winery in Baños de Río Tobía, La Rioja, Spain. We participated in the 2011 harvest, analysis and watched as the fermentation process began at this artisan winery.
For more information on Juan Carlos Sancha’s wines visit: http://www.juancarlossancha.com
Bet yet…visit them in La Rioja, Spain! Juan Carlos and Marian will take incredible care of you!