Little darlin, it's been a long cold lonely winter.  Especially here in Oregon. Finally, here comes the sun.  And right along with it, here comes Oregon wine month! OK, it's a bit of a Hallmark holiday, created by the local wine industry as a "state-wide month of wine tasting, wine learning and wine loving." But at Pat The Wine Guy, we welcome Oregon wine month as an opportunity to tout some of the outstanding pinot noir, pinot gris, pinot blanc, chardonnay, tempranillo, and on and on and on produced by the...

The Pat The Wine Guy Spring Break Wine Tasting Tour was supposed to be all wrapped up. But we took it into extra innings. I flew down to the Bay Area to visit my son this past weekend. Initially, we had no Saturday afternoon plans. That lasted about 90 seconds, the amount of time it took for us to plot out a Napa/Sonoma wine tasting itinerary. (Before we go any further, if you’re planning a trip to Napa/Sonoma...