Other Fine Wines: Roussanne

Other Fine Wines: Roussanne

As an Oregon winemaker, Andrew Rich from the beginning, set out to be different from other producers. His Roussanne varietal, a case in point.

Strawberry Picking at a U-Pick

Strawberry Picking at a U-Pick

It’s that time of year to get your buckets ready and go pick your own fruit and/or vegetables.

An Oregon Grape Grower: From Wall Street to Vineyard Farm

An Oregon Grape Grower: From Wall Street to Vineyard Farm

Although Dick Shea started out as an Oregon grape grower for other producers, winemakers in Oregon and California, he also began to produce his own wine.

LIVE: A Sustainable Wine Program

LIVE: A Sustainable Wine Program

LIVE (Low Input Viticulture and Enology) came about when Ted Casteel saw the need for a Sustainable Wine Program for continuing education and certification.

Making Sparkling Wines in the Willamette Valley

Making Sparkling Wines in the Willamette Valley

Sparkling wines are relatively new in the Willamette Valley. Chris Berg, the current winemaker for the Laurel Ridge Winery, is one of the few local winemakers who specializes in making “Methode Champenoise” style sparkling wines.