job involving middle school kids is never going to augment one’s spare time. Hence a brief literary roundup in September. Also, more cow photos.
Burgundy Beyond the Vines
Wine is an excuse to get together, talk, laugh, share stories, look up random facts on our phones, reminisce about other bottles…
‘Nobody wants the world to burn’: Regenerative Agriculture CEO Cameron Christie on going beyond ‘sustainable’ to restore the land through viticulture.
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.
Vinediction August Reading List
From climate change to why civilians hate sherry to the feminist implications of alcohol… August has been a month of thought-provoking reading here at Vinediction. .
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.