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Clay Pigeon Winery (6/07/2014)

(Photos by Jai Soots) There’s a well-worn, very old adage in the wine industry: The best way to make a small fortune with a winery ... Read full review

Dobbes Family Estate (6/07/2014)

(Photos by Jai Soots) They're bigger than you thought, and a lot bigger than they look. Situated in a plain, reddish-brown building on the edge ... Read full review

TeSoAria Portland (5/10/2014)

(Photos by Jai Soots) While it's not unusual for a winery to open their tasting room in town, rather than on premises, that usually means ... Read full review

Penner-Ash Wine Cellars (5/03/2014)

(Photos by Jai Soots) Driving up to Penner-Ash Cellars is quite simply breathtaking. Without a doubt, the striking structure is one of the most beautiful ... Read full review

Bryn Mawr Vineyards (1/11/2014)

(Photos by Jai Soots) Sometimes, when exiting the car and getting a first look at a vineyard, there’s a premonition that you’re in for something ... Read full review

Witness Tree Vineyard (1/04/2014)

(Photos by Jai Soots) Witness Tree Vineyards is named after an approximately 250 year old oak that overlooks the property. 150 years ago, surveyors used ... Read full review

Stangeland Vineyards & Winery (12/13/2013)

(Photos by Jai Soots) Stangeland probably isn't the smallest winery I've ever seen, but it's got to be close. Parking seems tricky at first but ... Read full review

Cristom Vineyards (10/30/2013)

(Photos by Jai Soots) The Eola-Amity Hills AVA may be a little further south from Portland than most people care to go, at least on ... Read full review

Plum Hill Vineyards (10/12/2013)

(Photos by Jai Soots) Enthusiasm goes a long way. In fact, it’s often contagious and carries weight of its own. Such is the case at ... Read full review

Troon - Carlton (9/21/2013)

(Photos by Jai Soots) One of the great pleasures of exploring wine country, and in my case Oregon wine country, is the treasure hunt for ... Read full review

Elk Cove Vineyards (9/14/2013)

(Photos by Jai Soots) First impressions are often deceiving, even misleading. Virtually anyone living in the United States has access to Elk Cove Vineyards’ Willamette ... Read full review

David Hill Vineyards & Winery (9/14/2013)

(Photos by Jai Soots) Named for its location, David Hill Winery plays up one of the best views of the valley by sharing its history. ... Read full review

Artisanal Wine Cellars Tasting Room (9/14/2013)

(Photos by Jai Soots) Downtown Newburg, Oregon is becoming a wine and food lover's dream, with tasting rooms and good restaurants sprouting up all along ... Read full review

Fox Farm Vineyards (9/14/2013)

(Photos by Jai Soots) Fox Farm Vineyards' tasting room is located in Newburg, Oregon's town center in a historic building. The exposed brick walls, dark ... Read full review

Montinore Estate (9/14/2013)

(Photos by Jai Soots) “Modern elegance” is a term that not only applies to Montinore Estate’s gorgeous winery, but also to the wine that’s produced ... Read full review

Ken Wright Cellars / Tyrus Evan (8/31/2013)

A longtime staple of the Oregon wine lovers, undisputed authority on terroir and on top of that, pillar of his own community, Ken Wright is ... Read full review

Anne Amie Vineyards (7/27/2013)

Photos by Jai Soots It’s a stunning view in reverse, rolling up Anne Amie Vineyards’ lloooonng driveway through the meticulously manicured vines. Looking back down ... Read full review

Dominio IV (11/10/2012)

Just off downtown in McMinnville, Oregon are a few blocks that have taken on the name “The Wine Ghetto.” Here wine lovers find Oregon’s premier ... Read full review

Dark Horse Wine Bar (11/10/2012)

If it’s true that modesty is a sign of greatness, the Dark Horse Tasting Room in Newberg, Oregon can serve as the example. The room, ... Read full review

The Dundee Bistro Wine & Bubble Bar (11/09/2012)

One of the first wineries in Oregon, Ponzi Vineyards has been in business for over forty years. Although their vineyards are mostly in the Chehalem ... Read full review