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Sustaining Mother Earth

Susan Sokol Blosser exemplifies the green movement and urges action now

News Briefs for January 2010

News Briefs for January 2010
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Black and white truffles.Photo by Kelly Cline

French Fungus Among Us

Old World France will meet New World Oregon for a fête du truffes (celebration of truffles) at the fifth annual Oregon Truffle Festival, to be held Jan. 29–Jan. 31 in Eugene. For the past four years, truffle enthusiasts, chefs, foodies, truffle hunters and truffle growers have gathered at the festival for three days of tastings, tours and workshops to celebrate Oregon’s most prized native ingredient.
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Alexana Opens in Carlton

The town adds another winery to its tasting room roll call
The Hernandez family at Eyrie s estate vineyard in the Dundee Hills. Left to right: Areceli, Julio, Guadalupe, Nayeli and Roxana.{hoto provided.

A Life-Giving Light

Julio Hernandez has worked for the Letts since 1991. He was 18 when he was first hired as a vineyard worker. He rose up the ladder, learning on the job. Two years ago, he was promoted to cellarmaster. About that time, Hernandez’s wife, Guadalupe, was diagnosed with kidney disease.
Executive Chef David Anderson leads thenew Genoa and Accanto.Photo by John Valls

Genoa Is Back

Genoa, Portland’s original “farm-to-table” restaurant, recently reopened under the new culinary direction of David Anderson, executive chef and general manager, and Trish Eiting, owner.

Cliff Creek Owner Passes Away

Vern Garvin expressed passion for family, community
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Suit Settled Out of Court

Rynders and Evenstads reach an agreement

Top Producers of 2009

Oregon’s leading players stay the same, numbers go up
Gregg Jones - Oregon Wine Press 2009 Personof the Year

Person of the Year: Climatologist Greg Jones

From his modest office on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland, Dr. Gregory V. Jones is quietly plotting how to change the world. While the media spotlight still lingers on the climate change discussions that came out of the Copenhagen summit, Jones is thinking beyond talk and politics, and about specifics:

How is climate change impacting the global wine industry? How can we make the best of it? What can we do before it’s too late?

It’s a field of research that barely existed when Jones began two decades ago. Since then, he’s dedicated his career to focusing on the entire climate puzzle.

Broadley Beneficial

Mid-valley Pinot producer finds own way to superior wine
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News Briefs for September 2009

News Briefs for September 2009

Wins by the River

Northwest vintners score big at Bend’s Wine by the River

Wine with a Conscience

Southern Oregon wine educator creates website, lecture series and tastings to promote green wines

Amateur in Name Alone

Home winemakers put to taste test at Eola Hills Wine Cellars

Richard Sommer Passes Away

Father of Oregon’s fine wine industry dies at age 79

The Allison Arrives in Style

The Willamette Valley’s largest luxury inn to open in September

Taking Center Stage

South Stage Cellars shines with its award-winning vines, wines
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News Briefs for October 2009

News Briefs for October 2009

Inn Gets Green Light to Expand

Carlton’s Brookside Inn adds lunch, dinner, more beds
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Weekend Market in Mac

McMinnville’s Granary District tests market potential
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