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Review: 2013 Buty Winery Line-up

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.butywinery.com Nina Buty’s winery that bears her name has gained a great deal of momentum over the past couple of years because of it’s wine quality. That quality squarely lands on winemaker, Chris Dowsett and his crew. He does a great job of producing approachable wines that should also age gracefully, […]

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2008 Fidelitas Semillon

By Duane Pemberton Winemaker and owner of Fidelitas, Charlie Hoppes made it quite clear awhile ago that he was only going to focus on Bordeaux grapes and it has seemed to have worked out rather well for him so far. With over 1000 wine-club members and a massive loyal fan base, it doesn’t appear that […]

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2005 Stella Blanca

Stella Blanca is one of Northstar winery’s labels in which it produces a red blend and this white rather than its flagship merlots. This wine wine is almost full Semillon with a splace of Muscadele tossed in to help round things out a bit and provide some more “mouthfeel”. Technical Data: Total acidity 0.60 g/100ml […]

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Fidelitas gets jiggy with Optu

There’s little doubting that many in the Wine industry regard Charlie Hoppes as one of the State of Washington’s more premiere winemakers. His passion and know-how are about as good as you can find anywhere. When he first kicked out his original “Optu”, it wasn’t called Optu it has the name of Meritage – and […]

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