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Posted Wed, December 12, 2012 in All Posts

Top 100 Wines: Rosé

Posted Tue, December 04, 2012 in All Posts

Jon Bonné
Updated 3:44 a.m., Monday, December 3, 2012


When the Top 100 includes almost as much pink wine as Chardonnay, it's safe to say that rosé has fully arrived. In part, credit cool 2011 vintages along the West Coast that spurred winemakers to think pink. But also, it has become acceptable to drink rosé all year long. No surprise there: It is perhaps the most food-friendly of wines, able to walk in the shoes of both white and red.


We also should thank vintners for finally giving it serious consideration. Where once most domestic rosé was simply a byproduct of red winemaking,...

Winestein: Oregon, a mecca for U.S. pinot noir

Posted Mon, December 03, 2012 in All Posts

Published: November 28, 2012

Earlier this month, I visited Oregon, a mecca for U.S. pinot noir, where I tasted a range of wines and got to visit some of the small producers.

Yellowing vineyards offered a flash of color in the green, lush region where wineries appear to be nestled in the forested hills, unobtrusive parts of their rural communities.

Oregon's modern wine industry began a generation ago with people who planted Alsatian varieties - pinot gris, riesling, gewürztraminer and pinot noir. Yes, pinot noir is planted in Alsace, the cool-growing region of France. That first wave...

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Posted Wed, November 28, 2012 in All Posts


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An Exposé on Oregon’s Undocumented Labor Force

Posted Wed, November 28, 2012 in All Posts

Dependence, Visas, and Change: An Exploration of Oregon’s Undocumented Labor Force

By: Nico Hamacher '15 (3rd generation Ponzi)
Photos by: Nico Hamacher

On November - 28 - 2012

Each day, while business people work in offices and students study, produce is picked and packaged only miles away, dry wall is placed in homes, and hotel rooms are cleaned. As many people would assume, the majority of these jobs are done by immigrants from Central America and Mexico, and a portion of these workers have immigrated here without papers. Many, brought here as children, now regard the United...