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ANTHONY MUELLER
October 22, 2020
Wine Advocate- 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

An instant success, the 2017 Pollard Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon has a beautiful floral nose with aromas of dark plum, red cherry skin, hints of lavender, cinnamon spice and touches of turned earth, with a hint of dried herbs and rose petals in the glass. Medium-bodied, the wine has impeccable balance and finesse that sashays with elegance and a balanced structure with lifting tannins....

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ANTHONY MUELLER
October 22, 2020
Wine Advocate
2017 Red Wine

"Dark Ruby with Purple Highlights, the 2017 Pollard Vineyard Red Wine offers seductive aromas of blackberry essence, dark cherry, juicy plum, turned earth and worn leather with subtle baking spices. A blend of 44% Cabernet Franc, 37% Merlot and 19% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine is medium-bodied and shows impeccable balance with a clearly defined framework of fruit... 

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ANTHONY MUELLER
December 3o, 2019
Wine Advocate

"Robin Pollard, first got into winemaking with the help of Chris Camarda of Andrew Will Winery. Some readers may recognize the name as Pollard Vineyards have shown up on Andrew Will's labels in the past. Now that this is a standalone brand, Pollard's wines are focused on quality and deliver an excellent drinking experience at a fantastic price." 

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THE SEATTLE TIMES

May 25, 2018

"This 5-acre property on Vashon Island is home to a winery, gardens, chickens, all sorts of family — and enough produce to feed them all..." 

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Great Northwest Wine

August 25, 2016

Robin Pollard: from Washington wine boss to grape grower

 

Robin Pollard ran Washington’s travel and wine industries for several years. Today, she owns Pollard Vineyard in the Rattlesnake Hills and plans to launch a winery next.

Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine

 

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Wine Enthusiast

January 6, 2014

The Wine Lover's Guide to Coffee

 

"We are living in the golden age of coffee. And as the caffeinated elixir continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, it’s looking a lot like the wine world—from the sheer number of styles and the importance of terroir to how aromas and flavors are described. Thankfully, you know a lot about wine. Here’s how to apply that knowledge to your daily grind.