August 13th: Oregon Wine Tasting with Biggio Hamina Winery On Monday August 13th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., The Butcher’s Block will host an Oregon wine tasting with Biggio Hamina Winery winemaker and proprietor, Todd Hamina. Todd Hamina founded Biggio Hamina winery in September 2007 with a focus on Pinot Noirs. The winery practices whole cluster fermentation, and prefers grapes from volcanic soil. The store will offer a 10% discount on all half cases and 15% on a whole case. The tasting is complimentary, and open to the public, and below is a list of the wines that will be poured: · Biggio Hamina 2009 Cougars Mark Vineyard Willamette Valley Pinot Grigio – Light straw color, provides tropical notes of melon and pineapple combined with mineral scents of wet stone. · Biggio Hamina 2009 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir - Fresh red raspberry fruit prevails, with hints of white pepper and earth. A crisp, food-friendly wine. · Biggio Hamina 2007 Momtazi Vineyard Pinot Noir - Red raspberries, red cherries, and sweet cinnamon intermingle in the glass. Silky smooth tannins finish this biodynamic Pinot noir. · Biggio Hamina 2007 Deux Vert Vineyard Pinot Noir – Big, earthy blackberry and black currant flavors finish with structured firm tannins. This is a wine to cellar or decant before serving now.