randysanders wrote:I find myself in the Willamette Valley, and I dislike Pinot Noir. And, we're going wine tasting tomorrow. Anyone know of vineyards close to Eugene that do good cabs, syrahs, zinfandel even?
The J. Scott Cellars wine collection includes Petite Sirah, Viognier, Roussanne, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Pinot Noir and Pinot Blanc.
The Five H wine collection includes White Riesling, Heritage (red blend) and Walla Walla Syrah.
William Rose Wines is committed to delivering wines that are both technically correct and artfully created to provoke an emotional response. William Rose Wines’ is dedicated to creating a range of wines that are expressive of the season and soil from which they came and therefore unique in their character. (Barbera, Syrah, etc.)
Check this website.
Also, try to keep an open mind and try a few Pinots. Maybe you'll find one you like.
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