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.
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.
19 Foley Family Wines
950,000 cases ( US)
1.45 million (global)
21 Caymus Vineyards
750,000 ( US)
6.5 million (global)
25 The Hess Collection
26 Mesa Vineyards
28 Castle Rock Winery
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.
…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's look like a geometry diagram that resembles a scallop shell.
I tasted a straight-ahead Robert Foley's portfolio. It was not the most thrilling of - a bit short on the palate - and I've had many better from the region, but many of the …from
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.
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 …
…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 …
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.
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 …
…ten vintages of high scoring Merus Cabernets before the winery was acquired by The Foleyin 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 's and were similar to each other in style with tannins that discourage early drinking (the King's Row afflicted …