Bill Hatcher

Remaking Oregon's Image

OWB needs to overhaul its marketing of the state
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Emotional Weather Report

Enjoy live music while we wait for sunny skies.
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All Eyes On the Sun

Growers track effects of cool temps, hoping for a warm catch-up
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It's Oregon, Take a Hike

Sunny summer adventures featuring a welcome foreign object in the sky await you this month.
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Dean Sandifer

The Great Recession

Tough financial times for high-end Pinot Noir producers
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Keeping Score on 5034

Reaction to House Resolution immediate and resolute
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The People's Party

Memorial Weekend in Wine Country celebrates the customer
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At Rex Hill, winery members of  the Chehalem Mountains Winegrowers pour samples for trade members to taste.  Photo by Andrea Johnson.

Mountain Do

Chehalem Mountains Winegrowers host tasting at Rex Hill
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 Living With Wine: Passionate Collectors, Sophisticated Cellars and Other Rooms for Entertaining, Enjoying and Imbibing  by Samantha Nestor with Alice Feiring is reviewed by guest writer Janet Eastman.

A Case of Creativity

Empty wine bottles make a glorious return
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Good to Be Back

Believe it or not, during the past two months, I have been one busy writer.
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Sales Dip Seen in Stats

New farm facts show trends in Oregon's grape harvest
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Gail Oberst Interim Editor

Mouth & Heart South, Drink North

Southern Oregon roots and northern sips and tastes.
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Diane Clerihue-Smith of Oregon Wine Country Tours

Weddings or Winemaking?

Our guest columnist discusses the issue of farm use zoning.
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Guest columnist Boris Wiedenfeld

Buyer's Market

The economy is tough on wineries, but consumers win.
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Eric Weisinger travelled to Belize to help out old friends deep in the jungle.

A Jungle Port In Any Storm

After the 2009 harvest in Oregon, Eric Weisinger headed to Belize, in Central America.
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Mark Stock

Pinot vs. Pinot

Why Oregon Pinot Will Never Taste Like California Pinot
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Babies Don't Wait and Other Spring-Time Stories

Gail Oberst steps in as Editor Pro Temp while Hilary Berg welcomes her new baby.
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Vertical Rise in Oregon

Tastings span years and teach perspective

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Romancing the February Issue

February is here and I couldn’t be more excited. Or more anxious.
View of Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn outside McMinnville.
Photo by Chrissy Ragulsky

Authentic Oregon

Over the years, the wines that captivate and inspire me have one thing in common: Regardless of origin, they are authentic. These artisan wines stand out like beacons in the vast sea of mute, mass produced, soul-less wines that dominate the shelves of many wine shops and most supermarkets today.

Dynamics of an Industry

Production from one vintage to the next, growth, rankings and fruit sources of individual wineries and processing facilities are indicators of what, where, who, how and how much is happening in the ever-evolving landscape of a dynamic industry.
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