Brent Stone of King Estate Winery

Why Wine? An interview with Brent Stone of King Estate Winery2 min read

This is part of a series introducing you to interesting people in the wine industry. For many, the journey into wine is not only intriguing but often quite an adventure. These talented individuals are what make the wine industry what it is today so follow this series to meet this grou
Customer service at Lynmar Estate

Customer service is king at Lynmar Estate2 min read

Customer service is king at Lynmar Estate As a wine steward, there are many factors to my success. But to me, one stands above the others– customer service. My company stresses customer service since it is crucial to sales and repeat business and I take pride in providing a high level
Spencer Spetnagel of King Estate Winery

Why Wine? An interview with Spencer Spetnagel of King Estate Winery4 min read

This is part of a series introducing you to interesting people in the wine industry. For many, the journey into wine is not only intriguing but often quite an adventure. These talented individuals are what make the wine industry what it is today so follow this series to meet this grou
Lynmar Estate

Winery Spotlight: Lynmar Estate in Sonoma, California7 min read

Winery Spotlight: Lynmar Estate Slightly off the beaten path in Sonoma, California you’ll see a winery sign. If you follow that sign and turn off the road, down the driveway and through a wrought iron gate, you’ll discover a slice of wine heaven. One hundred acre Lynmar Es
Bliss House at Lynmar Estate

The Bliss House at Lynmar Estate2 min read

The Bliss House at Lynmar Estate According to the dictionary, bliss, a noun \ˈblis\ means “complete happiness.” And I think we can all agree that in today’s world, that can be very hard to find. Although the Winerabblers didn’t exactly go looking for bliss when
Why Wine? An interview with Denise Shurtleff of Cambria Winery

Why Wine? An interview with Denise Shurtleff of Cambria Winery3 min read

This is part of a series introducing you to interesting people in the wine industry. For many, the journey into wine is not only intriguing but often quite an adventure. These talented individuals are what make the wine industry what it is today so follow this series to meet this grou
Viticulture 101: Bud break in the vineyard

Viticulture 101: Bud break in the vineyard2 min read

Viticulture 101: Bud break in the vineyard Like wine? Want to better understand the winemaking process? Most winemakers will tell you that great wines start in the vineyard. So here’s your opportunity to learn more about how wine grapes are cultivated. In our Viticulture 101 series, w
Visit Oregon wineries this Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Visit Oregon wineries this Thanksgiving holiday weekend6 min read

Our local wine industry gives thanks each year over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, so why not celebrate with them? Today, tomorrow and Sunday offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy some locally made wine and stock up for the rest of the holiday season. Just about every winery in th
Glamping and wine tasting in Oregon’s Willamette Valley

Glamping and wine tasting in Oregon’s Willamette Valley6 min read

Have you even been glamping? A “glamorous” form of camping, glamping is great for those who want some of the creature comforts not usually available with traditional camping. A mattress, hot shower, heated blankets and electricity are just a few things you may find when you arrive at
Janie at Brooks Winery

The new Brooks Winery in the Eola-Amity Hills7 min read

Brooks Winery has a bittersweet story, one that has touched many wine lovers throughout the Willamette Valley. The sudden death of young winemaker Jimi Brooks shocked the Oregon wine industry just 10 years ago. In fact, the Brooks Winery story is so compelling that it has recently bee
Keeler Estate Vineyard

Keeler Estate Vineyard, using sustainable practices to 
create wines with a strong sense of place5 min read

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to visit Keeler Estate Vineyard, in the Eola-Amity Hills sub AVA of the Willamette Valley. Upon my arrival I was greeted by gracious hostess and owner Gabriele Keeler riding an ATV, with a heavy accent and broad smile, directed me to park in t
Oregon Pinot Camp

Oregon Pinot Camp: Spreading the word about Brand Oregon sip by sip2 min read

The Oregon wine industry is different than any other and Oregon Pinot Camp is a perfect example of that uniqueness. Oregon Pinot Camp (OPC) began in 2000 as a way to introduce wine professionals from across the country to “Brand Oregon.” This concept, strongly held by winemakers and v