Situated in the Chehalem Mountains (Wilamette, Oregon) at an elevation between 400 and 500 lies Vidon Vineyards. There, physicist, farmed and winemaker, Don Hagge grows and crafts perhaps the best pinot in the world. At least the best that I have ever tasted. VIDON produces 7 wine varieties and uses 100% own grapes. Although the emphasis is on 5 clones of Pinot noir, the Hagge family have small blocks of Chardonnay, Pinot gris, Pinot blanc, Viognier, Tempranillo and Syrah. The winery is LIVE certified sustainable vineyard and winery. Don believes in minimal intervention in the winemaking process ( a little bit like Anselme Selosse). And the best part is, we are discussing with Don to bring his wines to Sweden and Denmark. So exciting! Continue reading “Perhaps the Best Pinot in the World?”
The reason I am posting today as opposed to my usual time on Wednesday is very simple. I was just too busy. Too busy introducing the newest member of the Winecurious family, Torelló, to some of our best clients. This deal has been cooking for a while. We have been in discussions with Torello for almost half a year, and finally all of our efforts have been rewarded. Our first shipment of Torelló wines will leave Spain next week. Continue reading “Say Welcome to Torelló!”
Today is kind of our day off, but I am very excited to share something with you! We have been discussing a look and a logo for a while, and finally we got it done. M ended our procrastination by finding a great solution, Pastelrainbow at Fiverr.com. They whipped up a logo for us within 24h and it cost us only around 30USD. Best of all, WE LOVE IT!
Now we will head out for some wine to celebrate the achievement. A small step for winekind, but a giant step for the Winecurious. Have a great Saturday!