Portland-based artist Aaron Trotter on drawing wine country and making a living as an illustrator, one deck at a time.
Vinediction’s July reading included wine tales from Ancient Egypt and Persia, big news for Willamette Valley wineries and a reference book par excellence.
Led by wine-maker Elena Rodriguez, Alumbra Cellars is forges new connections between the Hispanic community and wine culture.
Here are a few of the beautiful wineries I’ve had the privilege to visit in recent weeks: Adelsheim, Raptor Ridge,… Read more Vinelands: Willamette Valley
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.
From Oregon to China, Jerez to Provence, travel the world one glass at a time with Vinediction’s June reading list.
Pattie and Mark Bjornson on building a winery and a legacy in the Willamette Valley’s Eola-Amity Hills (with a little help from Thor).
Blackbook Winery’s Sergio Verrillo’s guide to London plus the ‘masochistic challenges’ of making fine Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Meet biodynamic wine-maker and part-time bathroom decorator Patrick Reuter of Oregon’s Dominio IV winery.
From the wine library of a defunct California cult to Snoop Dogg and Carmelo Anthony jamming on marijuana legalization over a glass of red, May was a prime reading month for Vinediction.