Tiny Bubbles! 

Tiny Bubbles! 

How do they do that? Tiny Bubbles! How do they do that? I think Don Ho said it best: Tiny bubbles In the wine Make me happy Make me feel fine So why do we love those tiny bubbles?  Is it the tickle of those delicate ebullitions on your nose?  Or the sophistication you...
It’s Truffle Time!

It’s Truffle Time!

    Greetings from Wine Country! We’ve made it through the holidays and are looking forward to the new year with plenty to explore and experience in Oregon Wine Country. Did you know the combination of our cool, rainy weather and dark woods provides the perfect...
O Tannenbaum!

O Tannenbaum!

O Tannenbaum! When people around the country think of Oregon, naturally visions of towering, evergreen forests spring to mind. And they aren’t wrong. Oregon does pride herself on the acres upon acres of verdant conifers filling the land, split occasionally by jagged,...
The Humble Oregon Cranberry

The Humble Oregon Cranberry

While Oregon is famous for our lovely, delicate Pinot Noir grape, you may be surprised to learn that Oregon is the third largest producer in the US of another red fruit – the cranberry! While Oregon falls just behind New Jersey’s cranberry production (510,000...
More Than Just Wine Tasting During the Giving Season

More Than Just Wine Tasting During the Giving Season

Looking for a little holiday fun and maybe get in some wine tasting while you are at it? Well, we have a list of some festive events happening around our neck of the vines where wine and fun go hand in hand:   The Month of November  Durant Vineyards & Olive...
Did the Pilgrims serve wine at the First Thanksgiving?

Did the Pilgrims serve wine at the First Thanksgiving?

Probably not. While wine was most likely brought with them on their grueling 66-day voyage from England to the shores of the New World in 1690, it would have been long gone by the time of the First Thanksgiving in the fall of 1691. As the native grapes in the area...
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