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An Evening with Some of Oregon’s Biodynamic and Sustainable Winemakers-An Approach to Viticulture: Part Two

“You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.” – Paulo Coelho Welcome to Part Two of, An Evening with Some of Oregon’s Biodynamic and Sustainable Winemakers-An Approach to Viticulture. If you are… Continue Reading “An Evening with Some of Oregon’s Biodynamic and Sustainable Winemakers-An Approach to Viticulture: Part Two”

An Evening with some of Oregon’s Biodynamic and Sustainable Winemakers-An Approach to Viticulture: Part One

“All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds. Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our soul now become the meaningful language of nature.” -Rudolf Steiner Many articles have been written in the last ten years about the Biodynamic movement… Continue Reading “An Evening with some of Oregon’s Biodynamic and Sustainable Winemakers-An Approach to Viticulture: Part One”

Willamette Valley Wine Country: Left Coast Estate

Full disclosure here, I have been a fan of Left Coast since tasting their wines last year. My interest in Left Coast was first peaked by a bottle of their White Pinot Noir. At the time I had to ask myself, why would someone… Continue Reading “Willamette Valley Wine Country: Left Coast Estate”

A Visit to Ayres Vineyard & Winery

Ending Oregon Wine Month with a visit to one of my favorite wine producers-Ayres Vineyard & Winery. The term “Boutique Winery” is a classification that’s often used in today’s wine industry. Some would say that the phrase is becoming too cliché, but for wine… Continue Reading “A Visit to Ayres Vineyard & Winery”

The Bells are in the Air at Bells Up Winery

During my recent visit to Willamette Valley we spent four days exploring the region and were able to visit 10 wineries. A private tasting at Bells Up Winery was a perfect way to begin our first full day of wine tasting. Sometimes what you… Continue Reading “The Bells are in the Air at Bells Up Winery”