Hyland Estates Winery

Vintage: 2017 Wine Name/Vineyard: Old Vine Pinot Noir Wine Category: Pinot Noir Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir (Cuvée) Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Willamette Valley State or country: Oregon Price: $30 ABV: 13.3% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  91 points Review date: October 14, 2019 About the Winemaker: I’ve become a bit of an Oregon Pinot Noir connoisseur. I love the earthiness the Willamette…

Lu 2017 Marsanne

Vintage: 2017 Wine Name/Vineyard: Marsanne Wine Category: Marsanne Grape blend: 100% Marsanne Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Central Coast State or country: California Price: $17 ABV: 14.5% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  85 points Review date: June 17, 2019 About the Winemaker: Winemaker Yuan Li created this wine with the intent of praising her family name and making a wine that celebrates some of her…

Jac Cole 2018 Unoaked Chardonnay

Vintage: 2018 Wine Name/Vineyard: Unoaked Chardonnay Wine Category: Chardonnay Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay Bottle size: 750 ml Region: Sonoma State or country: California Price: $24 ABV: 13.5% Cases produced: N/A The Barrel Cellar Score:  90 points Review date: July 22, 2019 About the Winemaker: Wine Maker Jac Cole has been making wines since the early 1980’s after earning a Master’s degree in Enology.  He has worked at…

14 Lakes Brewing Brewmaster Interview

The town of Cross Lake is nestled into the Northwoods of Minnesota, and located on the east side of the of the Whitefish chain of lakes. The town is a water recreation enthusiast’s dream, it’s the perfect place for boating, fishing, skiing, and other water related activities. After a long day on the water, many…