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).
One of the most beautiful vineyards I have had the pleasure of visiting was Whistling Dog Cellars just outside of Salem.
One thing I learned in the WSET Level 2 course is the significance of location. Minor differences in altitude, aspect… Read more Why Vineyard Aspect Matters
Located in the arid interior of the northern tip of the province of Murcia, on the Mediterranean side of the… Read more Vinelands: Bodegas Castaño, Yecla, Spain