Kind Words, Accolades and Awards in 2010

Oregon Wine Awards, 2010. Seven of Hearts and Luminous Hills wine takes home six awards. See full award list here: http://www.oregonwineawards.com/winners-2010.html

Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, 2010. Seven of Hearts and Luminous Hills submitted 8 wines and came away with 8 medals. Read full list of award winners here: http://www.fliwc.com/results/2010results.asp

The Oregonian, January 12, 2010. By: Katherine Cole. Start off the new year by taking risk, trying new things. Luminous Hills can be found under “Seek out new talent”. Full article is here: http://www.oregonlive.com/foodday/index.ssf/2010/01/audacious_resolutions_for_a_ne.html

– OE•NO•PHILE, January 14, 2010. By: Ryan Reichert. Seven of Hearts – Part 1 White Wines. Read full blog post here: http://blog.oe-no-phile.com/2010/01/seven-of-hearts-part-1-white-wines.html

– OE•NO•PHILE, January 15, 2010. By: Ryan Reichert. Seven of Hearts – Part 2 Exploring Burgundy and Pinot Noir. Read full blog post here: http://blog.oe-no-phile.com/2010/01/seven-of-hearts-part-2-exploring.html

Evening Punch Downs, January 19, 2010. By: Budd White. Seven of Hearts and Second Changes. Read full blog post here: http://evening-punch.livejournal.com/8503.html

– OE•NO•PHILE, January 28, 2010. By: Ryan Reichert. Seven of Hearts – Part 3 “Estate Grown Pinot Noir” or “The Pinot Clone Wars”. Read full blog post here: http://blog.oe-no-phile.com/2010/01/seven-of-hearts-part-3-estate-grown.html

Travel on a Shoestring, March 2010. By: Brandi Nash. View page 10 for full story From grapes to glass: Seven of Hearts here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/28956313/Travel-on-a-Shoestring-March-2010-magazine

Chef Magazine, March 2, 2010.  Marlene Rossman mentions Seven of Hearts alongside some other fabulous producers in the More White Wines for Wintry Dishes article. Full article can be found here: http://chefmagazineblog.blogspot.com/2010/03/more-white-wines-for-wintry-dishes.html

– élevage blog, April, 21, 2010. Kind words from a fellow winemaker Vincent Fritzsche. Read the blog post here: http://elevage.blogspot.com/2010/04/seven-of-hearts-luminous-hills.html

The Feiring Line, May 6, 2010. In Alice Feiring’s blog post Portland Indie Wine Festival: Wine Watch, Luminous Hills gets a nod. Full blog post is here: http://www.alicefeiring.com/blog/2010/05/portland-indie-wine-festival-wine-watch.html

The Portland Mercury, May 6, 2010. Byron Dooley was given an opportunity to share his passion for Pinot Noir with writer Patrick Alan Coleman in Patrick’s article The Independents. Down to Earth at the Portland Indie Wine Festival. Read the full article here: http://www.portlandmercury.com/portland/the-independents/Content?oid=2499423

Northwest Palate Magazine Recommendations, July/August 2010. We received number recommendations and are humbled. Wines mentioned included: 2009 Chatte d’Avignon Viognier & Roussanne, 2008 Luminous Hills LUX Estate Grown Pinot Noir, 2008 Seven of Hearts Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, 2008 Seven of Hearts Reserve Pinot Noir Willamette Valley.

Cannon Beach Gazette, July 22, 2010. By: Dean Rieman from The Wine Shack. A Fine Vintage: Oregon’s 2008 gems keep trickling in. Read full article here: http://www.cannonbeachgazette.com/opinion/article_72810eba-95d1-11df-8826-001cc4c03286.html

Willamette Valley Life, Fall 2010. By: Ryan Reichert. Wines to accompany a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Celebration. Read full article here: http://issuu.com/willamettevalleylife/docs/wvl_issue_fall_2010_issu?mode=embed&layout=http%3A//skin.issuu.com/v/color/layout.xml&backgroundColor=999900&showFlipBtn=true

Palate Press, November 17, 2010. By: Ryan Reichert. A Northwest Vegetarian Thanksgiving. Read full article here: http://palatepress.com/2010/11/wine/a-northwestern-vegetarian-thanksgiving/

Northwest Whites, December 15, 2010. Wine writer Ryan Reichert includes Seven of Hearts Chardonnay and Viognier-Roussanne as some of his favorite white wines of 2010. Read full article here: http://www.nwwhites.com/northwest-white-wines-2010/

Mail Tribune, December 22, 2010. Cleve Twitchell shares his experiences with Luminous Hills and Seven of Hearts wines in his article, Mom-and-Pop Operation Double Downs. Read full article here: http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20101222/LIFE/12220303/-1/LIFE0701