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The Frugal Wino: Evolution Red

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From the very start of my wine journey – I’ve always loved red wines. Especially red blends. In addition to growing excellent pinot noir, Oregon can impress with it’s large bodied reds. There are many big red varietals (i.e. cabernet sauvignon, tempranillo, or merlot) that are grown in Southern Oregon because of the warmer climate. However, today’s selection is from a little further north.

To Smoke, Or Not To Smoke, That Is The Question.

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Winter is fast approaching and that means the Home Wood Heating Advisory will return. What is it, what does it mean, and why do we need it? I’ll answer all of these questions for you.

Where Did The Week Go…

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WDTWG features a ridiculous Florida debate, marijuana Halloween candy and a santa zombie breaking into a house.

SportsDesk: Oregon Knows About ‘The Pick’, Does The Rest of the Country Care?

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If Oregon had the lead back in 1994 before the interception, would the play be remembered the same way? If it wasn’t, what play would be in it’s place to last for twenty years?

Film Fanatic: Robert Downey Jr. in ‘Captain America 3,’ ‘Fury’ Review

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Film Fanatic: Robert Downey Jr. joining Captain America 3 and a review of Fury.

BJ’s Weekend Report

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Be on the look out: Alien Boys and Zombie mobs are headed to town this weekend!

Growing Up Italian: Caffe’latte, a Big Bang Theory

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When one is born Italian, he/she is supposed to like coffee, wine and animal organs (in this order) as if it were part of the natural genetic patrimony. Caffelatte (Milk and coffee) is what I grew up having for breakfast as a child.

The Frugal Wino: Chardonnay From Heaven

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I made another trip to my local market to find a great deal on some vino and once again was blown away by how many options I had to choose from. This time I was craving some Chardonnay and found a great deal for one from our neighbors up north.

They Have Their Own Radio Station?

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The National Weather Service has a radio station, but they don’t play music. They give out weather information that is particularly critical during times of severe weather and disasters. I’l explain.

Where Did The Week Go…

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WDTWG looks at In-N-Out Burger coming to Oregon, 5-year-old J.P. Gibson signing with the Utah Jazz and a massive Nintendo collection for sale.

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