Looks like harvest is shaping up nicely at J. Christopher, our joint venture with Winemaker Jay Somers in Newberg, Oregon. Enjoy these pics from the vineyards.
A hot, dry finish to the 2012 growing season yielded rich, fruit-forward wines. (Newberg, OREGON – September 4, 2014) The 2012 growing season for J. Christopher Wines in Oregon’s Willamette Valley started off in a very promising way: normal flowering, … continued
Dr. Loosen Winemaker Erni Loosen and Sales Manager Desiree Schroeder put a Mosel spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRuVL2EYkPg&feature=youtu.be
In early August, Erni Loosen traveled to Taiwan, where he spoke at a traditional Taiwanese street dinner, called Ban-Doh (a form of boisterous eating at round tables in the outdoors), with more than one hundred attendees and, of course, Dr. … continued
Why do wine lovers get so excited about Riesling? Why is Riesling so hot (and so cool) right now? Why is Riesling so great with food? These are all excellent questions. Here are some answers, from our Riesling … continued
Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of Summer of Riesling left! But while you’re making Riesling memories of your own, we thought you’d enjoy these mid-season pics from various events. Cheers!
Kudos to New York Times wine writer Eric Asimov for his recent article ‘The Sweet Surprise of Dry Rieslings.” Some of our favorite quotes from his article: “This rare versatility, which permits riesling to beautifully express styles ranging from … continued
The International Pinot Noir Celebration in McMinnville, Oregon (USA), is…as wine expert Jancis Robinson says…”One of the most enjoyable wine weekends in the world.” Set amid the backdrop of Oregon’s beautiful wine country, the three-day event will run July 25-27. … continued
In June, Erni Loosen and his merry band of winemakers did a tour of Boston, Chicago and New York to help kick off Summer of Riesling and celebrate the publication of Riesling expert Stuart Pigott’s new book: “Best White Wine … continued
Get ready, Portland Riesling lovers, because the Invasion is coming! On Saturday, July 19th, 39 wineries will converge on the Olympic Mills Building and pour — are you ready for this — 100 different Rieslings! And if tasting 100 Rieslings isn’t … continued