Author: Tom Gable

Sparklers for the 12 days of Christmas

In recent tastings of more than 50 wines of Champagne and California sparkling wines, the following scored at the top for toasting the 12 days of Christmas along with a partridge in a pear tree or two. Under $20 NV Brut California sparklers: Glori…

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Oregon Pinot Noir – Getting Intense

A business trip to Portland (delightful!) gave us the opportunity to sample recent vintages of Pinot Noir from Oregon. The state has been steadily advancing the quality of its Pinot Noir wines and growing the number of wineries since David Lett pl…

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