MATTHIASSON

Matthiasson – Snail Prize NAPA P.O. Box 10880 tel. (707) 265-9349 www.matthiasson.com info@matthiasson.com 10 ac – 100,000 bt   “Committed to the Slow philosophy, Steve and Jill Matthiasson grow most of their own food and prepare it for the enjoyment of family and friends at their beautiful yellow farmhouse, surrounded by their estate vineyards”   …

J.K. CARRIERE

J.K. Carriere – Bottle Prize NEWBERG 9995 NE Parrett Mountain Rd. tel. (503) 554-0721 www.jkcarriere.com 28 ac – 60,000 bt     PEOPLE Jim Prosser grew up in a large family in the mountains of central Oregon. In his early years, he spent time wandering the planet for the Peace Corps, but he always had …

GROCHAU CELLARS

Grochau Cellars – Money Prize AMITY 9360 SE Eola Hills Rd. tel. (503) 835-0208 www.grochaucellars.com info@gcwines.com 0 ac – 114,000 bt   PEOPLE John Grochau’s introduction to wine came from the saddle of a road bike. The Portland native raced professionally in France in his 20’s, pedaling through Champagne and Burgundy. Restaurant work back in …

LE CLARINE FARM

La Clarine Farm – Snail Prize SOMERSET 7721 Snowbird Ln. tel. (530) 306-3608 www.laclarinefarm.com laclarinefarm@gmail.com 3ac-30,000bt   ‘‘Since 2001, Henry “Hank” Beckmeyer and Caroline Hoël have been making wine on their farm in the Sierra Foothills AVA «as naturally as possible»”   PEOPLE A former rock musician and record label A&R guy, they lived for …

JOHAN VINEYARDS

Johan Vineyards – Snail Prize RICKREALL 4285 N Pacific Hwy (99W) tel. (866) 379-6029 www.johanvineyards.com info@johanvineyards.com 86 ac – 90,000 bt   ‘‘The Johan mission is engineered around elegant wines, swimming in nuance. An estate enterprise drawing from a large and eclectic vineyard, Johan has tremendous flexibility regarding what it makes”   PEOPLE Dag Johan …

BOW & ARROW WINES

Bow & Arrow Wines – Money Prize PORTLAND 3115 NE Sandy Blvd. #1 www.bowandarrowwines.com howdy@bowandarrowwines.com 0 ac – 42,000 bt   PEOPLE After Scott Frank watched 9/11 unfold from his New York City office building, he knew he needed a break. A quick trip to Portland, Oregon turned into a permanent stay, but he no …

FRONT PORCH FARM

Front Porch Farm – Snail Prize HEALDSBURG 2550 Rio Lindo Ave. tel. (707) 433-8683 www.fpfarm.com info@fpfarm.com 12 ac – 24,000 bt   ‘‘Owners Mimi and Peter Buckley started Front Porch Farm with a vision—to grow healthy food, create something beautiful, and to gather people together. Their estate wines are very much part of that vision” …

CRISTOM VINEYARDS

Cristom Vineyards SALEM 6905 Spring Valley Rd. NW tel. (503) 375-3068 www.cristomvineyards.com raechel@cristomvineyards.com 105 ac – 216,000 bt ‘‘«We have a dynamic relationship,» Tom Gerrie shares. «Our skill sets meld to marry the style of wine with this place, and we are making the best wines in Cristom’s history»”   PEOPLE Wine Grower/Owner, Tom Gerrie …

COOPER MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS

Cooper Mountain Vineyards – Snail Prize BEAVERTON 20121 SW Leonardo Ln. tel. (503) 649-0027 www.coopermountainwine.com info@coopermountainwine.com 120 ac – 228,000 bt   ‘‘A love for Pinot Noir and the desire to get back to the land brought Dr. Robert Gross, his wife Comine and their three children to Oregon in 1976″   PEOPLE After finding …

BELLE PENTE VINEYARD & WINERY

Belle Pente Vineyard & Winery – Snail Prize CARLTON 12470 NE Rowland Rd. tel. (503) 852-9500 www.bellepente.com wine@bellepente.com 16 ac – 54,000 bt   ‘‘Belle Pente is the “insider’s secret” Oregon wine lovers like to keep to themselves’’   PEOPLE New York City man meets smalltown Minnesota woman in the Silicon Valley, and they fall …