As many of you might be as well, I am a subscriber to the weekly newsletter Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow's popular site for sharing insider secrets for seeing, making, playing, going, doing etc.
Well I just got this weeks newsletter which is dedicated to wine. She has experts in the field respond to food and wine pairing questions. The majority of answers include foreign wines, Italy and France are well represented for wines that pair well with meats, pastas, desserts and salads. California producers get some love too. Oregon is only mentioned twice throughout the lengthy interviews. Where's the love?!!! Well, Goop does it's own endorsements at the end and calls out The Four Graces (just 1 of two wineries to get a mention)! What great exposure for this beautiful Oregon winery. You might remember when we cruised into this tasting room after Vino & Vinyasa.
I am so happy for these folks. Goop is read all over the world and undoubtedly this feature will have a positive impact on their business. Congrats!
The Four Graces
I’ve tried a selection of wines from The Four Graces Winery and they are something special. A husband and wife team, Steven and Paula Black bought the vineyard in 2003 and named their business after their four daughters. Based in Oregon, which is earning a reputation for producing excellent pinot noir, - as it is on the same latitude as Burgundy - all their pinots are sustainably farmed. Plus, they cover the spectrum of prices and start at a very affordable $29. Their Pinot Gris starts at $18.