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Analemma Wines’ first vintage was in 2010 farming the Atavus Vineyard. Our wines from this site are crisp and refreshing, reflecting the cool climate growing conditions. As the vines approach 50 years of age the yield is limited to 1.5 tons per acre of dry-farmed, concentrated fruit. Our current production is entirely from this unique site. In the spring of 2012 we were thrilled to plant our first estate vineyard in Mosier, Oregon, which is suited to warmer climate varieties.
In the cellar we work methodically to minimize fingerprints on the wine, striving to capture the essence of the site. As grower-producers, our humble ambition is to communicate the site’s individuality by creating a window into its soil, microclimate, and culture.
Our name reveals the figure-8 shape that is drawn across the sky with the sun’s annual movement between the northern and southern hemisphere. This shape, the analemma, changes with location and serves as a fingerprint of place. Presenting a similar shape to the symbol of infinity, we also draw inspiration from the idea of “boundlessness.” Our experience reveals that pleasure derived from wine is an immeasurable essence, similar to the sensation of joy, love or a smile.
Big Table Farm
"Big Table Farm® is the collaborative effort of Brian Marcy and Clare Carver. We are a winemaker and an artist, we grow and produce what we love to eat and drink."
We moved to Oregon from Napa and bought property in the Willamette Valley (about an hour outside of Portland) on which we plan to plant a vineyard. This Oregon adventure is inspired by our desire to grow grapes, make wine, and to have the space for all of Clare’s animals and Brian’s wacky projects.
The process of planting vines is a long and expensive one, so in the meantime we have purchased grapes and made wine starting in 2006.
We named our Farm and winery after our desire to provide a gracious and welcoming table for ourselves and friends, with a cornucopia of hand-crafted food and wine. Ambitious as it is, we have launched a winery and are establishing a working farm, where we raise pasture poultry, pigs, cows, and egg-laying chickens. We also keep a large garden. We are working towards a managed intensive grazing system of farming that builds our soil, sequesters carbon, and moves us towards a healthy, sustainable and diverse farm.
We are a family owned and operated winery and vineyard growing and making Oregon Pinot Noir. Our goal is to consistently produce dynamic and outstanding wines that are true expressions of the place where they are grown and made.
We have been hand crafting wines for 25 years (2011 Vintage is our 25th Anniversary Vintage!), and are very appreciative of what Oregon wines have to offer. We look forward to sharing our wines with you every vintage!
Capitello winery is focused first and foremost on producing handcrafted and artisan wines. Owner-Winemaker Ray Walsh, assisted by son Desmond Walsh, drew on their winemaking background to express t e fruit elements from the vineyard- to the finished wine in every essence to produce this Oregon sparkling.
Like our farm, our winery is Demeter-certified Biodynamic®.
We work in the vineyard to create perfect conditions so that the fruit we produce is as pleasurable as possible. We want our process in the winery to protect the flavors that have already developed. We believe this is how truly wonderful wine results!
Folin Cellars is a family owned and operated winery focusing on producing 100% Estate grown warm climate varietals including Viognier, Tempranillo and Syrah. Our wines are produced using minimal intervention with an emphasis on handcrafted blends highlighting our unique vineyard site.
The historic Hyland Vineyard lies nestled in the foothills of the coastal mountains near McMinnville, Oregon where it benefits from the influence of cool maritime air every evening that is the trademark of the Willamette Valley's Pinot Noir.
Originally planted in 1971, just five years after the first Pinot Noir was planted in the Willamette Valley, the 100 acre vineyard has been the source of fruit for many top scoring wines from some of Oregon's most recognized producers.
J. Scott Cellars
It seems as if most successful ventures are born out of the same essential ingredients - big dreams, hard work and a lot of love. J. Scott Cellars is no exception. At the age of 28, Jonathan Oberlander quit his job and moved to Davis to pursue his two loves — Bonnie and winemaking. Today Bonnie and Jonathan Oberlander are small boutique wine producers crafting wines from Pacific Northwest vines. Jonathan, having trained as an assistant winemaker at Bernardus, is the epitome of the new generation of Oregon winemakers who utilize a combination of Old World winemaking traditions with New World technology and innovation. They currently produce Pinot Blanc, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Roussanne, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Petite Syrah from selected sites in Oregon and Washington. Guided by the motto "You can't have a dream come true, if you don't first have a dream" they continue to develop their own estate site.
Left Coast Cellars
Founded in 2003, Left Coast Cellars carefully crafts exclusively estate-grown Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Viognier and Syrah.
Situated on the 45th parallel – Left Coast Cellars consists of 306 acres, 104 of which are devoted to the cultivation of grapes. In addition to our grapes, we are cultivating European truffles on a four acre site of hazelnut trees.
An award-winning portfolio of exceptional still and sparkling wines since 1998. Among their "trophies," Discovery Cuvee was served in April, 2003 at a White House dinner given for the U.S. governors. Domaine Meriwether was founded in the pursuit of classic pinot noir-based sparkling wines and specializes in the traditional methode Champenoise.
The Pfeiffer family moved to Oregon in 1947, purchasing the 80 acres that currently serves as Pfeiffer Vineyards and Pfeiffer Winery. Initially, the property functioned as a sheep farm until it was planted in vines. Expanding the vineyard to a winery and tasting room, Robin and his wife, Danuta combined their skills and vision to create world-class wines and a celebrated wine tasting experience. Thoughtful of the environment, their solar operated facility is a model of entrepreneurship, elegance and sustainability. Pfieffer Vineyards is a true family affair. The very gregarious Robin Pfeiffer, a middle and high school Spanish teacher and counselor for 30 years, became a respected viticulturist after retirement, managing the vineyard utilizing sustainable vineyard practices that bring in consistent premium grapes every year.Danuta, an author, newspaper columnist and former radio and television talk show host, also manages Villa Evenings, the winery's high-end wine-maker dinners. Son, Troy Stange designs the winey's labels, logos and website, Danuta's mother, Patricia helps bottling and labeling, other family members pitch in during harvest and Robin and Danuta oversee The Crush. The winery produces limited releases of Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Rose and Muscat.
Silvan Ridge Winery
Silvan Ridge Winery is maintained in the tradition of a small European winery. Located just fifteen miles SW of downtown Eugene, their patio and picnic area overlooking the rolling hills covered in vines provides the perfect backdrop for an afternoon picnic, or an evening under the stars. Our winery was established in 1979 as one of a handful of young Oregon wineries. Over the years we have discovered the diversity of Oregon's great vineyards and produce an intriguing array of the Northwest's finest wines.
Our goal of crafting elegant wines is also a pursuit of eloquence, of wines that are expressive and persuasive, that convey subtle nuance with style and grace, achieving true complexity and engaging all of the senses.
We strive to capture a multitude of aromas and flavors to balance richness and complexity with delicacy and verve. Our vehicle is the art of blending.
Willamette Valley Vineyards
Founder and Oregon wine industry pioneer Jim Bernau realized a long-held dream when he purchased the Willamette Valley Vineyards Estate site in 1983. After clearing away the old pioneer plum orchard hidden in scotch broom and blackberry vines, he began planting the site to Pinot Noir (Pommard and Wadenswil clones), Chardonnay (Dijon and Espiguette) and Pinot Gris. With no irrigation system, he hand watered the baby vines with thousands of feet of garden hose. Today Willamette Valley Vineyards is one of Oregon’s premier producers crafting wines of elegance and distinction. Their approach is to grow, by hand, the highest quality fruit using careful canopy management and responsible vineyard management. Willamette Valley Vineyards is committed to environmental stewardship. The Estate Pinot Noir block has been certified organic by Oregon Tilth and all their vineyards have been certified sustainable through LIVE (Low Input Viticulture and Enology) and Salmon Safe programs since 1997. In 2007, Willamette Valley Vineyards became the first winery in the world to use sustainable cork stoppers certified by the Rainforest Alliance to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards.