Anderson Valley

A Sommelier’s Guide to Picking the Right Wine for Your Valentine.

Jacksonville Magazine recently asked to write an article for their February Valentine’s issue, and so I thought I’d share it with you all, mainly just to prove that I have indeed been keeping myself busy away from this website! Below is their published version, and below that is the original article I submitted. I really don’t care that they edited it down the published version, but personally I prefer the original. :) New Relationship It’s…

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Couloir Roma’s Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir 2009

    Grape 100% Pinot Noir   Facts Couloir was founded by winemaker Jon Grant, who also finds time to hold down assistant winemaking obligations at Turley Wine Cellars. Grant learned the art of winemaking at Corison Winery and Plumpjack Winery. Couloir is a relatively brand new operation, with 2007 being the inaugural vintage. The name, Couloir, means a steep mountainside gorge and reflects Grant’s love for ski mountaineering. What a strange coincidence that I…

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