Posts Tagged ‘Marin County’

Jun 12, 2006

Marin County Pinot Noir–DISTINCTIVE!!

I can recall the era when the emergence of a new wine growing region, while somewhat exciting, was also met with a bit of skepticism by the wine trade and the hard core consumer. The issue was 1) can the new area producing anything of merit and is there any talent making wine in the region. It was also the case that getting out the word on wines from an emerging region was also a difficult task. The wine media…

Jun 5, 2006

Marin County Pinot Noir…TASTE

For those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area (you know who you are) there is a very interesting tasting coming up next weekend. The Marin County Pinot Noir producers will be pouring their wines as a benefit for the Marin Agricultural Land Trust and as a way to speak the word about this region just south of Sonoma County that is beginning to churn out a decent supply of lovely Pinot Noir. MARIN COUNTY PINOT NOIR TASTING Friday…

Apr 27, 2006

Elevating A Wine Region and its Pinot Noir

How long does it take for a new grape growing region to establish a reputation for it’s wines? It can take quite a while or no time at all, because this kind of development is not dependent on the passage of time. It is dependent on the quality and quantity of fine wines from the region. Marin County, one county south of Sonoma, is attempting to build a reputation for its wines and primarily for it’s Pinot Noir. Over the…