Bud Break in the Vineyard

Bud Break in the Vineyard

Bud Break in the Vineyard Oh the glory of springtime in the Willamette Valley, nature’s way of telling us that winter is almost over. However, there’s nothing quite as glorious or exciting as the signs of springtime in the vineyards,

Wine and Wildfires

Oregon and Washington are no strangers to seasonal wildfires. In fact, they seem to be on the rise. Does this affect our grapes and the flavor of the wine they produce? YES! The latest studies on how wildfires impact wine,

Wine Fun-Filled Facts

WINE our favorite subject over here at,  A Great Oregon Wine Tour.  How did wine become what it is today? Well, there are some wildly interesting facts you may not know. Let’s get started! Grapes are the most planted fruit

Nose and Tasting Tips

Ever tasted a variety of wines and thought “wow, what fruit is this?” At the same time wondering how wine could smell like vanilla but taste like cherries? One of the most exciting things about wine is all of the

Willamette Valley | A Few Facts

The Willamette Valley is 150 miles long and roughly 60 miles wide! It’s Oregon’s largest AVA. The Willamette Valley runs from the Columbia River in Portland, and south through Salem to the Calapooya Mountains outside Eugene. The Willamette Valley was