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May 2018

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Memorial Weekend Events

Taste what’s new in Oregon Wine Country  Memorial Weekend (and the weekend before) at these Fine Wineries.

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The Changeup: Little Red, Big Taste

My favorite Carmine since Ragusa and Falcone

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Jazzin’ Up Polk

New Orleanians plan wine tavern

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Stoller Family Estate winemaker Melissa Burr pours one of four “History” bottlings at a tasting on the Dundee Hills estate. ##Photo by Austin Raz

History in the Making

Stoller works with storied sites for epic Northwest wine series

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The label for the Ruby Vineyard Hendricks Legacy Pinot Noir shows the recorder’s stamp on the back side of the deed belonging to Steve Hendricks’ ancestors, Abijah and Mary Hendricks. After a family had farmed, lived on and improved the land for three-plus years, they were eligible to receive a deed from the U.S. government, transferring the land so that they now owned it. ##Photo by Josh Chang

Connected to the Land

Steve Hendricks honors ancestors with wine and vines

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Atticus Unveiled

McMinnville hotel exudes panache, personality

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: The panel for “Understanding control points from crush pad to barrel in the minimal intervention cellar” included (from left): Mike Roth of Lo-Fi Wine in Santa Barbara; Chad Stock of Craft Wine Co.; Eric Texier of Brézème; and Andrew Bandy-Smith of Failia Wines. ##Photos by Carolyn Wells-Kramer

Oregon Honors

Leaders recognized at Oregon Wine Symposium

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At Arlyn Vineyard in Yamhill County, the fuzzy face of the brand belongs to 6-year-old Australian shepherd, Cooper. ##Photo by Andrea Johnson

Wine Country’s Best Friend

The ruff life of the vineyard and winery dog  

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Now Showing

“Three Days of Glory” to screen in Portland

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##Photo by Scott David Schaerer

Inside Out

Fermentation within the grape makes for fun, fruity wine

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Greatest of the Grape

On March 3, guests gathered for The Greatest of the Grape at Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville. The 48th annual event, presented by the Umpqua Valley Winegrowers Association, offered Umpqua wine ...

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The Changeup: Ellaguru, I Like You

Lyrical blend by Joe Swick rocks the palate

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Josef and Lilli Fleischmann. ##Photo by Heidi Kramer

Cascade Foothills

Winegrowers promote wine, history and family-run estates

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Burning Issue

What did the flames and smoke reveal?

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Branching Out

Winemaker grows brand in Columbia Gorge

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Rynders’ Child’s Play labels display artwork by his two daughters, Madeline and Audrey. ##Photo by Viki Eierdam

Beyond Child’s Play

Tony Rynders creates whimsical brand honoring daughters

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Linfield College Center for Wine Education Director Greg Jones, Linfield College President Thomas Hellie, and Grace and Ken Evenstad celebrate the endowment at Domaine Serene outside Dayton. ##Photo Provided

An Historic Donation

Evenstads pledge $6 million to expand Linfield wine program

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Brooks’ tasting room in Amity. ##Photo by Cheryl Juetten

Twenty Years Young

Brooks celebrates founder, friends and bright future

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Members of the Oregon Tempranillo Alliance pause at the 2018 Oregon Tempranillo Celebration. From left: Scott Steingraber, Kriselle Cellars, Eric Weisinger, Weisinger Family Estate; Bill Holloran, Holloran Vineyard; Heather Nenow, Belle Fiore; JP Valot, Silvan Ridge/Elizabeth Chambers; Chris Castillo, Castillo de Feliciana Vineyard; Les Martin, Red Lily Vineyard; and Earl Jones, Abacela Winery. ##Photos by Kathryn Elsesser

Trumpeting Tempranillo

Spanish-style wine makes noise at Oregon celebration

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Stoller Buys Chehalem

After 24 years of partnership, Chehalem Wines co-owner Bill Stoller has purchased Harry Peterson-Nedry’s share of equity in the brand. ##Photo provided Chehalem was founded in 1980 by Peterson-Nedry, ...

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