A recap of the 2013 and 2015 Oregon Chardonnay Symposia held at Stoller Family Winery. The 2015 Oregon Chardonnay Symposium After a week of sunny spring weather, a deluge of rain greeted the 4th annual Oregon Chardonnay Symposium. Hosted by Stoller Family Estate, a soldout crowd of Chard enthusiasts filled the seminar tent to hear Raj
Fire & Flood and Chapter 24 launched their new tasting room on a sunny Saturday afternoon in late November. A packed crowd enjoyed acrobats from the AWOL (Aerial Without Limits) dance collective swinging from the ceiling. Two of Portland's buzziest chefs, Aaron Barnett of St. Jack PDX and Graham Chaney of Stammtisch, served little tastes
Bloomberg News recently opined on Chapter 24's two $300 Pinot noirs: Double Zero Pinot noir Hyland Vineyard and Shea Vineyard, both from the 2012 vintage. In an interview with Chapter 24 founder and high-profile wine entrepreneur Mark Tarlov, author Elin McCoy compared the wines' price to that of grand cru Burgundies. Mark Tarlov, owner of Chapter 24,
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On Thursday, October 30th, 2014 winemakers from Oregon's Willamette Valley gathered to add fifteen people to the Oregon Wine Walk of Fame at Ponzi Vineyards' Dundee Bistro. Emceed by Maria Ponzi, the event recognized those who have significantly contributed to the success of the Oregon wine industry. The honorees received a plaque on the Dundee
Some wineries shut down after the big Thanksgiving weekend. If they can't ship, what can they sell? But there is a lot of money to be made between Thanksgiving and Christmas. It might be too late or cold to ship, but these three ideas are proven to work and have the added bonus of being popular with office staff and corporate gift purchasers. Sell one, sell 100, you don't ship until after the holiday and you get the money upfront.
Jim Maresh - Old Roots Run Deep Meeting Jim Maresh is like meeting a slice of Oregon history. He is a force to be reckoned with, one of the pioneers of the Oregon wine industry since planting his first grapevines in 1970. Along the way, he profoundly influenced the direction of Oregon's future, helping protect
Googlepocalypse Hits June 2015 Summer - wow - busy busy. Lots of opportunities to market in conjunction with associations, lots of event calendars. And most important, Google is officially penalizing sites that are not easy to use on a mobile device. A website redesign is no longer optional if your website is not easy to use