THE EYRIE VINEYARDS

The Eyrie Vineyards – Snail Award 935 NE 10th Avenue McMinnville, OR 97128 (503) 472-6315 eyrievineyards.com   57 ac – 108,096 bt   To drink Eyrie is to drink history. In 1965 David Lett planted the first Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines in the Willamette Valley in a temporary nursery plot near Corvallis, Oregon.   …

SLOW WINE SCOUTING – SAN-LURINS

During summer and spring, we carry out most of the visits to the wineries with a view to produce the new edition of Slow Wine Guide. Besides returning to the cellars already presented in the past editions, we visit new realities and search for hidden treasures throughout Italy. In this journey, we spot so many …

HARRINGTON WINES

Harrington Wines 205 Nevada St. San Francisco CA 94110 (415) 652-9655 harringtonwine.com   0 ac – 60,000 bt Sail Award Motivation: Bryan Harrington established Harrington Wines in 2002 with a focus on old-vine, organic, and sustainable Pinot Noir. He still coaxes this grape to delicious expression, but in the intervening years, has found himself increasingly …

TRADITIONAL VARIETIES IN TUSCANY – Their Exhume!

The Wild Abundance of Italian Native Grapes In this weekly column, we hope to lead you to a destination of uncommon pleasure and discovery among the plethora of Italy’s native wine grapes. Home to more grape varieties than any other country, Italy’s wine diversity is often described as endless. Many of these varieties are so …

QUADY NORTH

Quady North 255 East California St. Jacksonville OR 97530 (541) 702-2123 quadynorth.com   24 ac – 78,000 bt Coin Prize – awarded to wineries whose wines represent excellent value.   PEOPLE Herb Quady was working for Bonny Doon Vineyard in California when he decided he wanted to start making his own wines. “I quickly learned …

Slow Wine Tour 2019 in Boston

  Slow Food is coming for the first time to Boston this March 12th aiming to present the 2019 edition of Slow Wine Guide. This year the event will welcome an even more diverse selection of high quality and sustainably produced wines. There will be more than 80 of Italy’s awarded producers by our guide, …

SLOW WINE SCOUTING – COLPAOLA

During summer and spring, we carry out most of the visits to the wineries with a view to producing the new edition of Slow Wine Guide. Besides returning to the cellars already presented in the past editions, we visit new realities and search for hidden treasures throughout Italy. In this journey, we spot so many …

Cesanese, Lazio’s red identity! The best labels from Affile, Piglio and Olevano Romano.

The Wild Abundance of Italian Native Grapes In this weekly column, we hope to lead you to a destination of uncommon pleasure and discovery among the plethora of Italy’s native wine grapes. Home to more grape varieties than any other country, Italy’s wine diversity is often described as endless. Many of these varieties are so …