Mostly, people just ask me what they should buy and could care less about my running life with wine. So here goes a short list (it's a bit offbeat, and at least the Firesteed may be hard to find):

  • Three Thieves 2003 California Zinfandel
  • Carlton 2002 Roads End Pinot Noir
  • Firesteed Pinot Noir 2001Willamette Valley
  • Raptor Ridge 2003 Yamhill Counte Pinot Gris
  • 2002 Tyrus Evan Syrah
  • Torii Mor Pinot Noir 2002
  • Edna Valley 2001 Paragon Syrah