VINO Deals

2015 Pedroncelli “Bushnell Vineyard”: Zin Heaven!!

2015 Pedroncelli Zinfandel "Bushnell Vineyard"
$23.95 bottle/ $229.00 case

A new release celebrating 90 years of family ownership at Pedroncelli. This is killer zin, a classically styled red from the great 2015 vintage, and is as good as anything out there at twice+ the price. Add in that this is from the iconic zin heaven that is the glorious Dry Creek Valley, and you know something special is coming at you!
“Briary and full of verve, with wild berry, mocha and orange zest aromas that lead to lively black cherry and licorice flavors. Drink now through 2023. 91 points.” -Wine Spectator

VINO Value Case #43

From what I’ve been hearing a few of you went through a little bit of wine over the holidays so maybe this is a good time to restock. With that in mind we are well past due for another Value Case as #42 was two long months ago. To keep you from playing wine roulette…

VINO’s annual food drive for The Oregon Food Bank!!

“We’re hungry, fill us up!!” >> VINO’S Food Drive for the OREGON FOOD BANK!! Each year we do this, usually in December, but as a reminder that the need keeps going on even after the holidays I’m switching our annual Oregon Food Bank food drive to January. All month I’ll have our barrels out ready…

OREGON CLASSICS- don’t follow the herd!!

There is a great herd mentality in wine (not to mention most other facets of life). I mention this as a prelude to the two amazing 2013 Oregon pinot noirs on offer below (at an equally amazing discount). When the 2013 vintage was over, wine critics were quick to pounce on the cool, wet weather…

Sea Creatures Beware: Luneau-Papin Muscadet is here!!

2015 DOMAINE LUNEAU-PAPIN “Clos des Allés” Muscadet Sevre et Maine
$16.95 bottle/ $163.00 case

I am totally into it this gorgeous Loire Valley beauty made from 100% melon de bourgogne grapes. An all-stainless fermented, mouthwateringly dry & crisp, mineral-driven white that is perfect with fresh crab, oysters, and other shelled sea creatures. Last night at my house I grabbed two live crabs from ABC Seafood out on Powell, boiled…

Vermentino: Fun to say, delicious to drink!

2015 SERGIO BREGANTE Vermentino “Segesta Tigolliorum”
$14.95 bottle/ $144.00 case

Believe me when I say in a place like the Ligurian coast of Italy, due south of the Piedmont, they know a thing or two about making wine that matches the natural bounty that comes from the sparkling Mediterranean waters that glimmer beneath the steeply terraced hillside vineyards that produce this mineral-driven vino bianco.  I…

VINO School: The Classics from France, Oct. 25!!

After a long summer break its time for your delicious and life enhancing wine education to continue. We’re very pleased to announce that Mayme Berman, the esteemed Dean of Liquid Knowledge at VINO U., will be leading a class on Wednesday, October 25th, covering the famous Wine Regions of France. It’s always important in any…

French Connection: 2015 RÉSONANCE Pinot Noir “Willamette Valley”

2015 RÉSONANCE Pinot Noir "Willamette Valley"
$39.95 bottle/ $383.00 case

Very excited to offer this new release from the much talked about Oregon outpost of Burgundy’s Maison Louis Jadot and their legendary winemaker Jacques Lardiere. Not to give the spoiler, but this 2015 is fabulous! Incredible elegance and style, this is complex, rich, and beautifully balanced. Great now and sure to only get better with…

Featured Wines

A new release celebrating 90 years of family ownership at Pedroncelli. This is killer zin, a classically styled red from the great 2015 vintage, and is as good as anything out there at twice+ the pric[more]

Vermentino: Fun to say, delicious to drink!

Believe me when I say in a place like the Ligurian coast of Italy, due south of the Piedmont, they know a thing or two about making wine that matches the natural bounty that comes from the sparkling M[more]

French Connection: 2015 RÉSONANCE Pinot Noir “Willamette Valley”

Very excited to offer this new release from the much talked about Oregon outpost of Burgundy’s Maison Louis Jadot and their legendary winemaker Jacques Lardiere. Not to give the spoiler, but this 20[more]

2016 FLAT BRIM Sauvignon Blanc “Columbia Gorge”

Winemaker Ian Atkins has a low key approach to his winemaking, taking the time to let the fruit do the talking rather than forcing the conversation. This approach, of which we wholeheartedly agree wit[more]

Burgundy Bargain: 2014 GUEUGNON-REMOND Macon-Charnay

This is a shout out to all of you who thought you had to sacrifice life’s necessities to drink classic white Burgundy. Rest…and drink…easy with this rich, creamy, apple, fig, melon, and honey sp[more]

Holy cow! I just tasted this a few days ago and was blown away by this incredible Chateauneuf-du-Pape lookalike and had to share, stat! This is a wonderfully intense, hedonistic drinking experience. D[more]

2014 Juan Gil Monastrell- aka “Marvelous Mourvedre”!

So happy to have this long time VINO favorite back in store! A big, dark, full-bodied Monastrell (aka “mourvedre”) that never fails to satisfy and has a remarkable ability to age. I recently had a[more]

This is a brilliantly made Portuguese white, a vinho verde in name only. Incredible presence and style on the palate and an absolutely absurd affinity with food. Wines like this are so rare to come ac[more]