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Björnson Vineyard makes history in Oregon’s Eola-Amity Hills


“I drove up Bethel Heights Road to meet with Pattie and Mark Björnson, co-founders of Björnson Vineyards in Salem. I had no idea I was going to taste an incredible white wine made with one of the world’s rarest grapes…”

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Joe Dobbes returns to his roots with new Iterum Wines project


“Winemaker Joe Dobbes is happy to once again have purple-stained hands. He’s back with a new winery called Iterum Wines, an estate vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills named Orchard House and a new lease on winemaking life…”

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Domaine Drouhin Oregon Acquires Methven Family Vineyards in Willamette Valley’s Eola-Amity Hills AVA


Domaine Drouhin Oregon has acquired Methven Family Vineyards in Willamette Valley’s Eola-Amity Hills AVA.

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Corollary Wines buys Eola-Amity Hills site for estate vineyard


Sparkling wine specialists Jeanne Feldkamp and Dan Diephouse of Corollary Wines in Dayton have big news: They just purchased land for an estate vineyard. The Eola-Amity Hills site will be dedicated exclusively to growing fruit for their sparkling wines and conducting research.

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Varnum Vintners throws a great porch party in Amity


Get to know Taralyn and Cyler Varnum of Varnum Vintners in the Eola-Amity Hills – known for supplying the best bottle for a good porch party.

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‘Tis a gift to be simple at Vincent Wine Co. in the Willamette Valley


Michael Alberty digs into Vincent Fritzsche’s winemaking philosophy and touches on what makes this Eola-Amity Hills winemaker a well-known yet rare find, partly in thanks to his electronic word-of-mouth-campaigns.

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15 Delicious New Pinot Noirs to Sip This Spring


Sara L. Schneider lists outstanding bottles from some of California and Oregon’s finest winemakers and features many of our own Eola-Amity Hills producers – including Cristom, Lingua Franca, and Walter Scott.

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Exclusive: Constellation Buys Oregon’s Lingua Franca


Constellation Brands will add Lingua Franca to the company’s Aspira Fine Wine & Craft Spirits portfolio while the winemaking team – led by Thomas Savre and French consultant Dominique Lafon will remain on board. Founder and Master Sommelier Larry Stone will serve as brand ambassador.

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Burgundy’s Louis Jadot Expands Its Oregon Footprint


Tim Fish details the aquisition of Koosah Vineyard in Oregon’s Eola-Amity Hills AVA from longtime Oregon winegrowers, Kevin and Carla Chambers.

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