Winery Profiles

Primitive Mover

April 01, 2014

McMenamins’ co-owner, Mike McMenamin sits down to talk about winemaking, Edgefield Winery and The Celebration of Syrah.

Members of the Lyle, Wash., creative collective include, from left, Brian McCormick of Memaloose Wines, Alexis Pouillon of Domaine Pouillon, Rob McCormick, Juliet Pouillon (seated), Luke Bradford of COR Cellars, Poppie Mantone, her daughter, Ava, and James Mantone. Photo by Patrick Bennett.

While in Lyle...

April 01, 2014

Four wineries are bunched like grape clusters up and down the north slope of the Columbia River. They share, and share alike.

Pyrenees Vineyard grows near the Umpqua River. Photo by Jade Helm.

Three’s Company

March 01, 2014

Trio of talent shows passion for Pyrenees Vineyard

The Cubanísimo Vineyards tasting room and event facility in Salem hosts numerous functions each year, including weddings, anniversaries and monthly salsa dance parties. Photo provided.

Homage to Home

February 01, 2014

Salem winery owner proudly celebrates Cuban heritage

Vidon Vineyards, located outside Newberg in the northern Willamette Valley, has ceased regular hours at the tasting room and is now open to club members and others by appointment only.

Positively Private

December 01, 2013

Most wineries want as many wine-buying visitors as possible to pass through the doors of their tasting rooms, but Vidon focuses on wine club and appointment-only visitors

Craig and Gabriele Keeler stand amid Pinot Noir vines nearing harvest time. Their vineyards employ the Scott Henry double trellising system. Photo by Marcus Larson.

State of an Estate

November 01, 2013

Boutique Eola-Amity Hills winery earns singular stripes

Erica Landon and Ken Pahlow began their wine journey years before meeting, marrying and making wine under the Walter Scott label. Photo by Marcus Larson.

Great Scott!

September 01, 2013

Couple building an impressive brand in Eola-Amity Hills.

Joe and Suzi Ginet of Plaisance Ranch in Williams give French visitors, from left, Vaite Redolat, Cedric Buffet, Julie Laforet and Bruno Carle, their first trip in a pickup on the way to work in the vineyards. Photo courtesy of Mail Tribune/Janet Eastman.

The French Connection

August 01, 2013

Southern Oregon vintner/rancher traces roots to France

Patrick Reuter and Leigh Bartholomew opened their Dominio IV facility in 2009. Photo by Marcus Larson.

Four by Two

July 01, 2013

Willamette Valley couple builds impressive Dominio IV brand

Marcus Goodfellow of Matello. Photo by Marcus Larson.

Not Fooling Around

June 01, 2013

Nature’s way dictates winemaking for Marcus Goodfellow