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Discover Barbaresco Wine!

Here at Wine Factor we had been hearing Somms and people “in the know” talk about Italy’s spectacular “3-B’s”: Barolo, Barbaresco and Brunello. So what can you say; we had to go to the source and seek out these gems … Continue reading

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Our Visit to Anderson Valley, California and Handley Cellars

It is not often that one comes across such a magical, delightful, almost secret place, but we recently discovered Anderson Valley, California and were absolutely enchanted.  Handley Cellars is nestled at the northwest end of Anderson Valley, in Mendocino County.  … Continue reading

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Wine Corks vs. Screw Caps: Which Would You Choose?

How many of you who have wine collections actually have wines in them with screw caps? Please… let us know! At Wine Factor, we have sampled very good balanced exquisite Pinot Noirs from New Zealand and a couple from the … Continue reading

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Did the Pilgrims Drink Wine at the First Thanksgiving?

Did the Pilgrims Drink Wine at the First Thanksgiving? I think it’s pretty safe to say that most Americans enjoy wine with their Thanksgiving  feast. (We at www.winefactor.com are especially partial to Pinot Noir as our go-to wine for the … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting in Oregon – Wine Factor’s experience at Coeur de Terre Winery

I’m a lucky guy.  I get to travel and taste Pinot Noirs with my good friends the Hurleys, proprietors of Wine Factor. We’ve spent the last decade traipsing around California, visiting wineries large and small, and I think I have a … Continue reading

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