Pomeroy Cellars

Boutique Winery and Tasting Room

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The ins and outs of Pomeroy Cellars: the team, the wine, the process. Included are Q and A as well as musings from the Wine Maker and creative team.

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Annoucing...PPR

Posted on March 22, 2018 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (3)

When people visit us they ask where they can buy our wines. Until now our wines have only been available through our tasting room or recently our online store. Not anymore...


We are delighted to be announcing a brand new product line made here at Pomeroy Cellars. We have partnered with NorthWest Wine Distributors based in Vancouver, WA to launch our PPR line which will be introduced throug...

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Breakfast Wine

Posted on February 17, 2018 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Riesling is your new breakfast wine!


It's Saturday, you're jonesing to brunch in style. The go-to morning libations are generally mimosas or Bloody Marys. However, don't forget about that bottle of Riesling you have stashed. Often overlooked and underrated, Riesling is a star during the morning meal. Introducing your breakfast wine, Riesling.

 

What makes Riesling a great brea...

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Where do bubbles in wine come from?

Posted on August 16, 2017 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (5)

What is sparkling wine, most commonly (and incorrectly) referred to as champagne? What causes the bubbles in wine?


There are several reasons and/or methods for having bubbles in wine. Bubbles may occur in wine by accident or on purpose. Bubbles in wine are a result of sugar in the bottle beginning to ferment and the resulting carbon dioxide being "trapped". A byproduct of fermentation is the emissi...

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Why do we use corks at bottle stoppers?

Posted on June 15, 2017 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (1)

  

Left: Cork Oak Right: Cork factory
Taken by Winemaker, Dan Brink, on a tour of a cork factory in Portugal, 2014

Why do we use corks for bottle stoppers?


Cork is a wonderful natural and renewable resource. Cork as we know it is a layer of the bark on a Quercus Suber, more commonly calle...

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Where do the grapes come from?

Posted on May 20, 2017 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (5)

 

We have about 500 vines planted around our tasting room. Upon entering our tasting room grounds you will see one acre of vineyard to the North of the parking lot and one acre of vineyard to the West of the tasting room with a few rows of vines here and there. We have mostly pinot noir and siegerrebe (see-geh-RAY-buh), which is a German varietal made from a cross of gewurztraminer and madeleine angevine grapes.


Depending upon growing conditions and pruning ...

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