24 April 2014

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On Daily Wine News 24 days ago.

In yet another sign that Oregon is gaining recognition for its wines, Bill Foley and Foley Family Wines have purchased The Four Graces - a producer of Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Blanc in the Dundee Hills of Oregon's Willamette Valley.

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Foley Family Wines has made its latest acquisition with the purchase of The Four Graces, which produces Oregon Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Blanc in the Dundee Hills of Oregon's Willamette Valley. The marks their first foray into Oregon.

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By Mike Veseth of The Wine Economist 1 month ago.

19 Foley Family Wines

950,000 cases ( US)

1.45 million (global)


20 Rodney Strong Vineyards



21 Caymus Vineyards

800,000 (est)


22 Vintage Wine Estates



23 Boisset Family Estates

750,000 ( US)

6.5 million (global)


24 Wente Vineyards



25 The Hess Collection



26 Mesa Vineyards



27 Domaine Chandon



28 Castle Rock Winery



29 …

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On Daily Wine News 3 months ago.

American billionaire Bill Foley may add to his wine interests in the Wairarapa region with the acquisition of Martinborough Vineyard Estates. Foley hasn't yet gone through the due diligence process and isn't at the stage of agreeing a price for the vineyard chief executive Mark Turnbull said. The parties are aiming to complete the transaction by March 31.

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By Diane Letulle of Wine Lover's Journal 7 months ago.

…that come in and do what they want with them. If you want to know whose wines you're tasting, Foley's have labels with a small griffin on the label while Abe's look like a geometry diagram that resembles a scallop shell.

I tasted a straight-ahead Finger Lakes Riesling from Napa winemaker Robert Foley's portfolio. It was not the most thrilling of Rieslings - a bit short on the palate - and I've had many better from the region, but many of the …

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By jim white of napaman.com 10 months ago.

Foley Johnson, Rutherford Estate Cabernet, $ 75 a bottle, already released. 92 points.

Well integrated fruit on the nose and a delicious middle palate. Sensuous texture and a pleasing finish.

From a new winery in Rutherford - former home of Sawyer Winery.

Welcome, new neighbor! (Though for accuracy, Brad Warner was winemaker at Sawyer for years and continues to make the wine at Foley Johnson. But you've really torn the stitches off the ball this year, Brad, sending …

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…climate style these days. I love Sea Smoke, and Clifton-Brewer, and Foley, and many others. So what's the issue?

In a rejoinder to the piece, Richard Olsen-Harbich the winemaker at Bedell Cellars, in the North Fork of Long Island, on facebook, was thrilled with the kind words Asimov had for this cool climate style of Chardonnay. The winemaker remarked on the irony that Long Island had been producing this same style of minerally, light Chardonnay for the last 15 or so …

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On JancisRobinson.com 1 year ago.

When an old friend who combines a good sense of humour with a penchant for good coffee said we should meet for a chat at The Attendant on Foley Street in Fitzrovia, that relatively unspoilt area of central London whose boundaries for me at least are the Newman Street Tavern to the south and Honey.

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By jim white of napaman.com 1 year ago.

…multiple-wine tasting hosted at 750 Wines, at an event cleverly called Port Foley Oh!, a portfolio of wines from legendary winemaker Robert Foley were highlighted.

Invitees got to taste the wines of eight different producers - a total of 21 different wines, all made by Robert Foley, who is colloquially known as "Mr. Merlot" for his early insistence that Merlot could stand on its own as a single, bottled variety.

(Many years ago, Robert was recognized for his insistence …

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By adamjapko of WineZag 1 year ago.

…ten vintages of high scoring Merus Cabernets before the winery was acquired by The Foley Group in 2007. Again, all three will delight anyone that appreciates well made wines, they are all fascinations if nothing else.

As in previous vintages, the O'Shaughnessy matched my style preference and was my favorite wine of the three. The King's Row and Herold were similar to each other in style with tannins that discourage early drinking (the King's Row afflicted …

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