Since our switch to online delivery of this commentary, several issues have arisen that make it apparent that we must approach this medium in a slightly different manner. As a result, it isn’t possible for us to deliver the commentary every week o… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you … Continue reading “A New Approach”
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As always, in order of preference Exceptional 2014 Gary Farrell Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, Hallberg Vineyard ($55): The strawberry and broad spice components, subtle oak, and dark blueberry aromatics are paired with a slightly edgy/rusti… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – you may login here. If you aren’t a subscriber, … Continue reading “Tasting Notes”
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When Gary Farrell developed his wine brand in the early 1980s, it was not initially seen as a venture that would have much of an impact. I saw it clearly, and was one of the earliest supporters of what Farrell wanted to do. That was because his vi… Want to read more? If you’re already … Continue reading “Pinot With a Passion”
He is the owner of a small but respected Russian River Valley winery whose Pinot Noirs have been rated Exceptional here. He also is a member of a small private wine-tasting society that meets monthly to do blind tastings. One of those events featu… Want to read more? If you’re already a subscriber, welcome back – … Continue reading “A Bizarre Success Story”