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Summertime ¡Salud! Raises $40,000 for Oregon Vineyard Worker Healthcare

¡Salud!, a non-profit program through Tuality Healthcare that provides healthcare services for seasonal vineyard workers and their families, raised $40,000 at its second annual Summertime ¡Salud! – The Big Dinner, hosted by Stoller Family Estate and presented by The Allison Inn & Spa. The July 24 event, held the evening before the annual International Pinot Noir Celebration, drew a crowd of 135 guests and featured cuisine by JORY chef, Sunny Jin and magnums from the 18 participating wineries from Oregon, California and France.
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Only Hours From Napa, But a World Away

While Napa Valley and Sonoma are renowned for their world-class wines, tasting trips there generally come attached to luxurious digs, spa treatments, $25 tasting fees, Hummer limos and standstill traffic — and all the “no picnicking” pretension that goes with that. It’s gotten to the point where a thirsty, fogged-in San Franciscan in search of summer sun, stellar wine and hotel rates less than $400 a night has to go out of state, especially when toting two children under the age of 5 and a husband who prefers his fishing rod to the French Laundry. And so, we headed north ...
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Foley Family Wines Buys Four Graces Winery in Oregon: Third Major Wine Company Extends Reach to Oregon

In yet another sign that Oregon is gaining recognition for its wines, Bill Foley and Foley Family Wines has purchased The Four Graces, a producer produces Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Blanc in the Dundee Hills of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. The purchase includes The Four Graces business, the Black Family Estate Vineyard with 54 acres of planted vineyard, located in the Dundee Hills AVA, as well as the Doe Ridge Estate Vineyard with 41 acres of vineyard, located in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA. The winery produces about 22,000 cases of wine each year. Terms weren't disclosed. The deal follows Jackson ...
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2014 Oregon Winery of the Year: Chehalem

Perhaps the best barometer of the Willamette Valley wine industry is the growing number of second-generation winemakers successfully taking the lead in the family business. At Chehalem Wines, the only question is how the erudite Harry Peterson-Nedry, 66, wants to describe the transition of his daughter, Wynne, into his role as head winemaker. “I’ve done succession plans for people in other industries, and we haven’t formally created one,” he said. “Mine was more of an assumption if it was Wynne’s desire and if she saw the benefits.” Handing off the baton at their 20,000-case winery has been a success. Chehalem ...
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