Interpreting Wine podcaster Lawrence Francis on world wine regions, marketing strategy and the power of storytelling.
Category: Willamette Valley
Willamette Valley: Elk Cove Vineyards
A visit to Elk Cove Vineyards, one of the Willamette Valley’s oldest wineries, to interview second-generation winemaker Adam Campbell and Anna, his sister and Elk Cove’s creative director.
Taste and Place at Adelsheim Vineyard
Wine-tasting with David Adelsheim and Rob Alstrin, and a discussion of the future of taste and place.
Ghost Hill Cellars Spooky Good Wine
Ghost Hill Cellar’s Mike and Dendra Bayliss on moonshine, moody cows and transforming a century-old family farm into a stellar winery.
Art & Wine with Aaron Trotter
Portland-based artist Aaron Trotter on drawing wine country and making a living as an illustrator, one deck at a time.
Vinediction July Reading List
Vinediction’s July reading included wine tales from Ancient Egypt and Persia, big news for Willamette Valley wineries and a reference book par excellence.
Alumbra Shines for Hispanic Community
Led by wine-maker Elena Rodriguez, Alumbra Cellars is forges new connections between the Hispanic community and wine culture.
Vinelands: Maysara Winery
Maysara is a work-in-progress that began in 1997 when Moe and Flora Momtazi bought 500 acres of disused wheat farm to create a vineyard. Their journey to that point had been anything but ordinary. The couple fled their native Iran in 1982.
Vinediction June Reading List
From Oregon to China, Jerez to Provence, travel the world one glass at a time with Vinediction’s June reading list.
Endless Art: Dominio IV
Meet biodynamic wine-maker and part-time bathroom decorator Patrick Reuter of Oregon’s Dominio IV winery.