All posts by Eric Degerman

  • katie santora courtesy stoller wine group feature 120x134 - Stoller names Santora as head winemaker for Chehalem Winery
    Stoller names Santora as head winemaker for Chehalem Winery

    DATYON, Ore. – The winemaking transition at Chehalem Winery became official and seamless Thursday when the Stoller Wine Group promoted Katie Santora to the role of head winemaker for one of Oregon’s most famous brands. Chehalem founding...

    • Posted November 16, 2018
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  • bourbon street nightlife e1542071203104 120x134 - Oregon Pinot Noir shines at first New Orleans International Wine Awards
    Oregon Pinot Noir shines at first New Orleans International Wine Awards

    NEW ORLEANS — Supporters of public broadcasting along the Gulf Coast staged the inaugural New Orleans International Wine Awards, and Pinot Noir producers from Oregon left a delicious impression with judges and at the public tasting that...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • Walter Gehringer is the winemaking brother at Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery in Oliver, British Columbia.
    Gehringer tops Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition again

    HOOD RIVER, Ore. – On the same day Walter Gehringer was crushing his 2018 Sauvignon Blanc, 20 of the Pacific Northwest’s most influential wine judges selected the Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2017 Signature Riesling Icewine as best...

    • Posted October 11, 2018
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  • debbie frol lecole no 41 feature 120x134 - L'Ecole No. 41 announces management change
    L’Ecole No. 41 announces management change

    LOWDEN, Wash. – When Debbie Frol began working for the Clubb family in 2002, L’Ecole No. 41 might have been best known for its whimsical label, a child’s drawing of the historic Frenchtown schoolhouse west of Walla...

    • Posted September 13, 2018
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  • herb quady quady north tasting room feature 120x134 - Team Quady sweeps superlatives at Oregon Wine Competition
    Team Quady sweeps superlatives at Oregon Wine Competition

    JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Herb Quady used his passion for Rhône varieties and tapped into Southern Oregon’s inherent flair with Tempranillo as he and his Barrel 42 Custom Winecraft team swept the superlatives at the 2018 Oregon Wine...

    • Posted September 8, 2018
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  • GregFriesFea 120x134 - Fries family sells Duck Pond Cellars to Great Oregon Wine Co.
    Fries family sells Duck Pond Cellars to Great Oregon Wine Co.

    DUNDEE, Ore. – This summer, the Fries family celebrated the 25th anniversary of Duck Pond Cellars. Today, the family announced the sale of their Oregon winery and vineyards in Oregon to The Great Oregon Wine Co., a...

    • Posted September 5, 2018
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  • bill stoller tasting room andrea johnson photography feature 120x134 - USA Today readers vote Stoller Family Estate tasting room No. 1 in nation
    USA Today readers vote Stoller Family Estate tasting room No. 1 in nation

    DAYTON, Ore. – Few properties in the Pacific Northwest rival the world-class wines and the quintessential wine country experience offered at Stoller Family Estate in Oregon’s Dundee Hills. According to USA Today readers, no winery in the...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • auction washington wines total feature 120x134 - Auction of Washington Wines tops $4 million again
    Auction of Washington Wines tops $4 million again

    For the second straight year, the Auction of Washington Wines topped $4 million in fundraising to Seattle Children’s Hospital and Washington State University’s viticulture and enology program. Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville continues to serve as home...

    • Posted August 27, 2018
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  • fujishin feature 120x134 - Fujishin, Lost West Winery use Riesling to top 2018 Idaho Wine Competition
    Fujishin, Lost West Winery use Riesling to top 2018 Idaho Wine Competition

    CALDWELL, Idaho — Martin Fujishin has been on quite a run in the past two years, and now he’s got best of show at the 2018 Idaho Wine Competition to add to his history. The winemaker who...

    • Posted August 22, 2018
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  • jm cellars lot 24 bid private barrel auction 2018 feature 120x134 - Private Barrel Auction raises $251,500 for Washington State University wine program
    Private Barrel Auction raises $251,500 for Washington State University wine program

    WOODINVILLE, Wash. – There were lots of winners on Thursday at the fourth annual Private Barrel Auction, but the biggest winner might have been Washington State University, which will receive a record-setting $251,500 for its viticulture and...

    • Posted August 19, 2018
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