The wine made in Monterey County is gaining worldwide recognition. “You can’t beat it here,” said Salinas resident Michael Howell. “You just go down the road any way you want to here, to any one of these wineries, and you’ve got some good wines.”

The growing attention to the coastal vineyards is putting Monterey County on many lists of top wine destinations in the world.
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Final Vintage from one of Russian River’s finest…

2013 is the final vintage of what many consider to be one of the best kept secrets in the world of ultra-premium Russian River Valley Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Considered by many that have tasted these two wines over the years to be California’s version of Grand Cru Burgundy, both the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay were crafted by Paul Hobbs.
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Bordeaux blends are the way to go with a porterhouse.

Going to a steakhouse and not ordering a bottle of wine is practically a faux pas.

And for the steakhouse regular, it pays to know which bottles pair best with which steaks. Enter Brahm Callahan, the wine director at Grill 23 & Bar in Boston, Massachusetts and one of only 147 master sommeliers in North America.
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Dotting the Willamette Valley are more than 400 wineries and close to 650 vineyards that draw tourists from all over the USA, and increasingly the world, to their tasting rooms.

WILLAMETTE VALLEY, Ore. Oregon Pinot Noir has been riding a rising wave of popularity in the USA as well as around the world and there’s no better time than now to plan a visit to the new wine country USA.

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The jury is no longer out! Pinot Noir purists and fervent fans of this varietal have already cast their vote on TEN ACRE!

Although still under the radar, for now, TEN ACRE is one of the up-and-coming Pinot Noir producers to watch, and there is still an opportunity to get on the TEN ACRE bandwagon. If you have not taken the plunge, there is no better time to get on board than right now, with this vintage.

Ten Acre Team

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SKYWALKER VINEYARDS Pinot Noir

An Out-of-this-World Experience!

George Lucas of Star Wars fame has high expectations and grand visions.  He strives for perfection in his endeavors, whether on the big screen, preserving art or creating world-class wines from his SKYWALKER VINEYARDS in Marin County (Lucas owns the largest Pinot Noir vineyard in Marin County – 18 acres).

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