Winemaker. It may be one of the most epic job titles out there, but what do they actually do… Many think it’s days filled with walking rows of picturesque vineyards pondering the meaning of life, and a healthy level of day-drinking. Although it can be those things, being a winemaker is so much more. It […]
The Willamette Valley AVA of Oregon is the gold standard for cool climate wines in the new world.
The Why: Kudos Yamhill-Carlton Pinot Noir has a tremendously rich and chocolatey flavor that stems from the deep, dark soils of the Yamhill-Carlton AVA. We find that the beautiful garnet colored Pinot Noir is a perfect pair with a light, earthy meal. Enter one of Oregon’s greatest treasures–Chanterelles. This meal is easy to prepare and […]
Whether following the worlds longest play-date, a day on the at the office or mixing it up with great friends, there are few things more rewarding than capping a great outing with a cheeseburger and a favorite beverage. In the spirit of that tradition, Kudos has some suggestions for how to bask in that glorious […]
Q&A with our Director of Viticulture and Winemaking Bruno Corneaux. As with all of our team, Bruno’s journey to the Pacific Northwest has taken twists and turns through self-discovery and diverse experiences around the world. Kudos to you, Bruno! What was your first ever wine experience? I have a very specific smell and visual […]
You don’t need to be an expert or a supertaster to appreciate wine. We have a saying at Kudos, “if you can identify what tastes good to you and what doesn’t, you have all the knowledge necessary to enjoy wine.” With that said, here are a few helpful tips for allowing your senses to guide […]
In the wine industry, we always see oak barrels but we truly don’t appreciate them for their craftsmanship. Like many things in our lives if we see them all the time we lose respect for them. The oak barrel has been an influential instrument in the growth and history of the wine industry. Kudos uses […]