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Panther Creek News
 
July 15, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Northwest Wine: Eola-Amity Hills continues its rise with Pinot Noir | Wine Press Northwest

A recent tasting of Pinot Noir we conducted for Wine Press Northwest magazine once again showcased the brilliance found in Oregon’s Eola-Amity Hills. Visitors from Portland don’t often make it to the southern end of the north Willamette Valley. Those whose touring takes them a few minutes northwest of Salem will be rewarded as a growing number of elite producers elsewhere in the Willamette Valley are investing in vineyards, buying grapes and producing stellar wines from the Eola-Amity Hills.  Continue »

Time Posted: Jul 15, 2020 at 7:41 AM Permalink to Northwest Wine: Eola-Amity Hills continues its rise with Pinot Noir | Wine Press Northwest Permalink
Madelaine Morford
 
June 18, 2020 | Madelaine Morford

West Coast Wine Country: Where the Sun Sets on the Best Vineyards

There is an endless list of reasons why someone would want to visit the West Coast. The Pacific Ocean, infinite mountains and valleys to drive through, multiple national parks, and the most consistent low humidity and high temperature weather to be found anywhere in the United States, just to name a few.  Continue »

Time Posted: Jun 18, 2020 at 4:45 PM Permalink to West Coast Wine Country: Where the Sun Sets on the Best Vineyards Permalink
Panther Creek News
 
June 18, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Panther Creek Kalita Vineyard Pinot Noir Wines Double Gold at 2020 SavorNW Wine Awards!

Savor NW Wine Awards showcases the best of northwest wines and awareness of Pacific Northwest wine regions.  Continue »

Time Posted: Jun 18, 2020 at 7:34 AM Permalink to Panther Creek Kalita Vineyard Pinot Noir Wines Double Gold at 2020 SavorNW Wine Awards! Permalink
Panther Creek News
 
May 19, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Panther Creek Cellars 2017 Carter Vineyard Pinot Noir | Briscoe Bites Review

This is the last in my line-up of single-vineyard Pinot Noir tastings from Panther Creek. (Although I do have a bonus post coming up…). They were all beautiful in their own right, offering a surprising amount of diversity in each bottle. From the infant-youthful Maverick, to the regal De Ponte, and the easy drinking Lazy River.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 19, 2020 at 7:48 AM Permalink to Panther Creek Cellars 2017 Carter Vineyard Pinot Noir | Briscoe Bites Review Permalink
Panther Creek News
 
May 18, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Can Oregon Wine’s Panther Creek Cellars Current Vintage Live Up to its Luscious Legacy? | Daily Ovation

Located in the heart of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, Panther Creek Cellars has been producing signature Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay wines since 1986. Founded by Oregon Pinot champion Ken Wright, their rich history prides themselves on big, fruity, collector-worthy, Pinot noirs.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 18, 2020 at 1:27 PM Permalink to Can Oregon Wine’s Panther Creek Cellars Current Vintage Live Up to its Luscious Legacy? | Daily Ovation Permalink
Madelaine Morford
 
May 11, 2020 | Madelaine Morford

Wine Prices: What Makes a Good Wine?

There is a big difference between what makes a good wine and what makes a wine expensive. Many experts would say that a good bottle of wine costs as much as the winemaker is willing to sell it for, and it’s as expensive as the customer is willing to pay.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 11, 2020 at 7:42 PM Permalink to Wine Prices: What Makes a Good Wine? Permalink Comments for Wine Prices: What Makes a Good Wine? Comments (3)
Panther Creek News
 
May 5, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Briscoe Bites Reviews Panther Creek 2017 Chardonnay

I’m taking a brief detour from my tour of Panther Creek’s estate Pinot Noir vineyards. (If you haven’t followed along thus far, do take a look at these: Maverick, Kalita, and Lazy River. And don’t forget the oh-so-fun Pinot Noir-Chardonnay white wine blend. [know, right?])  Continue »

Time Posted: May 5, 2020 at 10:43 AM Permalink to Briscoe Bites Reviews Panther Creek 2017 Chardonnay Permalink
Panther Creek News
 
May 4, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Panther Creek 2018 Winemaker’s Cuvée Featured in Oregon Wine Press Pinot Noir Cellar Selects May 2020

Scented with red plum, vanilla bean and a wisp of spearmint, the wine tastes of baked cherry, plum and boysenberry with balanced acid, a mid-weight feel and a flavorful finish of orange oil.  Continue »

Time Posted: May 4, 2020 at 7:12 AM Permalink to Panther Creek 2018 Winemaker’s Cuvée Featured in Oregon Wine Press Pinot Noir Cellar Selects May 2020 Permalink
Panther Creek News
 
April 30, 2020 | Panther Creek News

Briscoe Bites Reviews Panther Creek 2017 De Ponte Vineyard Pinot Noir

Continuing my travels around Panther Creek’s estate vineyards. Today’s stop is the De Ponte Vineyard—doesn’t the name just sound fancy? Trust me, the taste doesn’t disappoint those expectations.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 30, 2020 at 6:51 AM Permalink to Briscoe Bites Reviews Panther Creek 2017 De Ponte Vineyard Pinot Noir Permalink
Madelaine Morford
 
April 21, 2020 | Madelaine Morford

How to Store Wine: The Basics to Proper Wine Storage

How to properly store opened wine bottles is almost as important as how you serve the wine. Nothing is worse than pouring a glass of your favorite varietal, taking your first sip, and experiencing that horrible vinegar flavor associated with oxidized wine. That’s a fast way to turn Happy Hour into Horror Hour.  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 21, 2020 at 2:15 PM Permalink to How to Store Wine: The Basics to Proper Wine Storage Permalink Comments for How to Store Wine: The Basics to Proper Wine Storage Comments (5)