Posts Tagged ‘winemaking’

The Old World Craft of Barrel Making

The Old World Craft of Barrel Making

Rick DeFerrari, of Oregon Barrel Works, offers his barrel making services to artisan winemakers.

The Art of Blending Wines: From Barrel to Bottle

The Art of Blending Wines: From Barrel to Bottle

For James Frey at traesatum Winery and Vineyards, the process of blending wines to achieve just the right balance of flavor and aroma is the last step before the wine goes to bottle.

The Oldest Pinot Noir Vines in the Willamette Valley

The Oldest Pinot Noir Vines in the Willamette Valley

David and Diana Lett moved to Oregon in 1965 and soon began planting the first cuttings of Pinot Noir on their new property they called, Eyrie Vineyards. We speak to Jason Lett about the vineyard he has run since 2005, and his father’s legacy.

Big Table Farm

Big Table Farm

December 08, 2010 After living on the East Coast and working at an ad agency for several years, artist Clare Carver packed her bags and moved West. One thing or another led her to begin farming 70 acres and making vino with partner (and winemaker) Brian Marcy at Big Table Farm. What is inspirational about […]

En Santé Organic Winery and Meadery

En Santé Organic Winery and Meadery

October 13, 2010 Farming and making wine on the homestead her grandparents established in 1927 in Brosseau, Alberta, Canada, Xina Chrapko from the get-go defines what organic means to her: “Why organic? It’s just because that’s how we’ve always farmed. A little pet peeve of mine is, you hear conventional farming and organic farming – […]