Interpreting Wine podcaster Lawrence Francis on world wine regions, marketing strategy and the power of storytelling.
Tag: Oregon wine
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. .
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.
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.
Björnson Vineyard Profile
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).
Endless Art: Dominio IV
Meet biodynamic wine-maker and part-time bathroom decorator Patrick Reuter of Oregon’s Dominio IV winery.
The only thing rarer than original thought is, perhaps, the courage to act on it. “One of the criteria for doing a harebrained thing like starting a winery is you have to be a romantic idealist,” Earl says.