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Grape Expectations – Eight Wines that Pair With Summer and Fall.

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Ok, first-things-first, I didn’t write the title for this article. “Grape Expectations” is way beyond my reaches of my creativity. Secondly; I wrote this article a couple of months ago for the Jacksonville Magazine “Taste” Edition…and I know we’re out … Continue reading

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Spicy Crab Cakes with Mango Puree Paired with Willamette Valley Vineyards Riesling.

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Yesterday, when I mentioned to the Mrs. that I was going to make crab cakes for dinner, the first words out of her mouth were “Make them like my Mom makes them! They’re the BEST!!!” It’s probably worth pointing out … Continue reading

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Willamette Valley Vineyards Riesling, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2009.

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Grape 100% Riesling Historical references to the Riesling grape can be traced back to Germany in the 15th century.   Facts I’ve been a fan of Willamette Valley Vineyards (“WVV” for the cool kids) for quite a while now. Yes, … Continue reading

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Willamette Valley Vineyards Tasting at The Grape Jacksonville

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Learn When to Keep Your Mouth Shut.

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I’ve always been of the opinion (and maybe I’m in the minority on this one), but when tasting in a group, it’s best to say very little about what you taste as it relates to your overall opinion of a … Continue reading

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