Carrot Cake, Parma-style

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Parma Style Carrot Cake - Recipe Giada de Laurentis

Parma-style Carrot Cake by Giada De Laurentiis This fabulously subtle and unique Carrot Cake, Parma-style recipe by Giadi De Laurentiis, makes repeat performances in our family ever since we discovered it on the Food Network. Lightly sweet, not too spicy, well-balanced and zingy with a touch of fennel and lemon zest, this carrot cake can be eaten for breakfast, lunch … Read More

Decarli restaurant in Beaverton features Three Feathers wines

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Decarli Restaurant in Beaverton, OR features Three Feathers wines; Blanc de Noirs by the glass or bottle and our 2017 Cuvée by the bottle.

Three Feathers Blanc de Noirs served at Decarli restaurant in Beaverton, OR Beginning Friday, July 19th, our Blanc de Noirs will be available by the glass at Decarli Restaurant in downtown Beaverton, 4545 SW Watson Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97005. For reservations, call 503-641-3223. Additionally, the Blanc de Noirs and the 2017 Cuvée will be available to purchase by the bottle.

Three Feathers are Flying Again!

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London Skyline and the River Thames, London, England, United Kingdom

Three Feathers are Flying Again! We’re off to London to present our wines to the British market at the annual Oregon & Washington wine tasting event presented by the Oregon Wine Board and Hilltop Wines. On March 15, Elise and husband François will travel from Paris to London on the Eurostar via the Chunnel (Channel Tunnel) with Three Feathers 2016 … Read More

Upcoming Three Feathers Wine Tasting Events

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Tasting our 2017 Three Feathers Pinot Noir Wines, Chehalem Mountain AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon.

Upcoming Three Feathers Wine Tasting Events We are pleased to announce two new upcoming tasting events where all three of our Pinot Noir wines (2016 & 2017 Three Feathers and the 2017 Cuvée Virginia) will be featured and available for sale: November 15th at Taste on 23rd in Northwest Portland from 6 – 8 pm December 21st at Urban Decanter … Read More

Veraison Diary

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Pinot Noir grapes in the veraison process during which grapes begin to ripen growing in size, weight and sugar content, Three Feathers Estate, Chehalem Mountain AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon.

50 Shades of Purple Véraison is a French word describing the process of ripening in grapes.  After the plants bloom, they go through a two month long period of maturation during which the plants, essentially climbing vines, put on tremendous growth of the shoots and tendrils.  Just when you are exhausted from trimming, hedging and trying to keep the vines … Read More

Pan Bagnat, Two Versions

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Picnic on the Oregon Coast with a Pan Bagnat sandwich and a bottle of 2016 Three Feathers Pinot Noir.  The 'Pan Bagnat' is a traditional local sandwich NICE Alpes-Maritimes French Riviera Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur France.

Pan Bagnat, literally Bathed Bread, is a sandwich originating from the French region of Provence which is very popular in Nice. The bagnat is a round crusty bread that absorbs juices without falling apart. The interior of the loaf is removed and filled with a variety of ingredients such as an anchovy-based vegetable salad with hard boiled eggs known as … Read More

Simple Salmon with Sour Cream Herb Dressing and Fresh Berries

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Simple Salmon with Oregon berries and our 2016 Three Feathers Pinot Noir.

Simple Salmon with Sour Cream Herb Dressing and Oregon Berries This recipe is inspired by the French salmon eaters in our family across the Atlantic, two of whom produce smoked salmon professionally and provide us with a steady source of delicious fish throughout the year. This on-the-go recipe is a perfect summertime standby designed to feed any quantity of people … Read More

Smuggled!

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Three Feathers Pinot Noir first vintage visits the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

Smuggled! My adventure began on Saturday August 12 when I and my eleven case companions were taken from our distinguished labeled carton and stuffed into smelly suitcases full of human laundry.  What was happening? Were we being bottle-napped? After some bouncing and jostling and many hours of silence I felt a strange sensation of lightness, very cold and noisy. I … Read More