Gaining Green Ground

Innovation promotes sustainable solutions and balance in the vineyard.


All the World's a Stage

Willamette Shakespeare performs the Bard's lines among the vines


Successful Seconds

Oregon Wine Country chefs cook up new restaurant concepts

The Joel Palmer House in Dayton and The Painted Lady in Newberg are among a few restaurants in the Yamhill Valley claiming world-class credentials. Both have built admirable reputations in the categories that matter: food, service, wine and ambience. They have also earned inclusion in another, possibly even more important category: consistency.


2022 Person of the Year Janie Brooks Heuck welcomes guests from the entrance of the Brooks Wine tasting room and winery.  

2022 OWP Person of the Year: Janie Brooks Heuck

Janie Brooks Heuck has been at the helm of Brooks Wine since 2004. She was thrust into the position following the unexpected death of her brother Jimi. Jimi’s legacy and philosophy drove the work of Brooks Wine, and the 2004 vintage continues to be at the forefront of the winery’s story.



Editor's Note

For Goodness Shakes

All vineyards can become a stage, one might say. That’s the case this summer when Willamette Shakespeare brings “Twelfth Night” to Stoller Family Estate, Montinore Estate and Ponzi Vineyards. It’s an annual tradition. OWP editor Hilary Berg shares a few words on the Bard, the phrases he made famous and the inspiration he continues to provide.
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