Klooster's Clusters

Blinded by the Sea

April 01, 2014

Judging the Astoria-Warrenton wine competition.

Participants in the 1985 Oregon Pinot tasting included co-host Judy Erdman (foreground), Amity Vineyards founder Myron Redford (behind Erdman) and Erath Vineyards founder Dick Erath (to Redford’s left), among others. The group gathered at Erdman’s home in Portland. Photo by Karl Klooster.

Aging Elegantly

March 01, 2014

Oregon wine pioneers participate in private tasting

Production Projection

February 01, 2014

Forecast for vintage 2013 appears sizable and sunny

Southern Oregon University’s Research Center, SOURCE, conducted this year’s winery and vineyard survey. The project was overseen by climatologist Dr. Greg Jones of SOU. Photo provided.

Wine Stats Published

December 01, 2013

Inaugural SOURCE survey shows great grape gains in 2012 

Bill Fuller stands among the vines he planted at Tualatin Estate Vineyard in 1973. Photo provided.

Full Circle

November 01, 2013

Bill Fuller re-enters Oregon wine industry for top quality project

Ken Wright of Ken Wright Cellars chats with Louis Jadot’s Pierre-Henry Gagey during a welcome event at Resonance Vineyard. Photo by Marcus Larson.

Welcoming Jadot

October 01, 2013

French wine giant buys respected Carlton vineyard

Master chef, sommelier, B&B owner and lexicon compiler extraordinaire Jacques Rolland sits in the dining room of his stately A’Tuscan Estate on Northeast Evans Street in McMinnville.

Culmination of Curiosity

September 01, 2013

McMinnville chef and inn owner publishes third book 

Taste of Trouble

August 01, 2013

OLCC sting puts Dundee Hills winery in hot water

Yamhela Vineyard, east of Yamhill, was recently purchased by Precept Wines of Seattle. Photo: ©2012 Russ Widstrand, Portland

Major Moves

July 01, 2013

Prominent players snap up substantial Oregon acreage

Big Lift for Small Brands

June 01, 2013

One company has taken national transactions to another level