FOLDED HILLS

Folded Hills – Snail Prize GAVIOTA 2323 Old Coast Hwy. tel. (805) 694-8086 www.foldedhills.com wine@foldedhills.com 13 ac – 33,000 bt   ‘‘There couldn’t be a better estate to represent the marriage of sustainable viticulture and extreme value in the final product. Across the board, the wines from this estate have impressed our tasting panel with their …

BETHEL HEIGHTS

Bethel Heights Vineyard SALEM 6060 Bethel Heights Rd. NW tel. 503-581-2262 www.bethelheights.com 76 ac – 108,000 bt   PEOPLE In 1977, three families became one to start a vineyard and write a piece of Willamette Valley wine history. Brothers Ted and Terry Casteel joined their wives, Pat Dudley and Marilyn Webb, and Pat’s sister Barbara …

ANTIQUUM FARM

Antiquum Farm JUNCTION CITY 25075 Jaeg Rd. www.antiquumfarm.com info@antiquumfarm.com 21 ac – 32,400 bt   BOTTLE PRIZE – awarded to wineries whose wines represent benchmarks in quality.   PEOPLE There’s plenty of promise in the southern end of the Willamette Valley, and Stephen Hagen’s Antiquum Farm may be the best evidence of that. His tireless, …

LUMOS WINE CO.

Lumos Wine Co. – Snail Award Philomath OR 24000 Cardwell Hill Dr. tel. (541) 929-3519 www.lumoswine.com   15 ac – 32,400 bt   Lumos wines are at the intersection of integrity, quality and affordability.   PEOPLE Dai Crisp once aspired to fame as an actor, but thanks to his 18 years of farming at Temperance …

COTURRI WINERY

Coturri Winery Glen Ellen CA 6725 Enterprise Rd. tel. (707) 525-9126 www.coturriwinery.com   7ac – 9,000 bt   PEOPLE The Coturri estate was founded by Harry “Red” Coturri and his sons Tony and Phil in 1975 and the winery was bonded in 1979. Originally from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, winemaking was handed down in …

BECKHAM FAMILY ESTATE

Beckham Family Estate Sherwood OR 30790 SW Heater Road (971) 645-3466 www.beckhamestatevineyard.com   14 ac – 36,000 bt     PEOPLE Andrew and Annedria Beckham purchased a Christmas tree farm in the Chehalem Mountains in 2004 to raise their family and build a studio for Andrew to make ceramic art. A year later, they were …

STORYBOOK MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS

Storybook Mountain Vineyards Calistoga (CA) 3835 CA-128 (707) 942-5310 www.storybookwines.com   38 ac – 60,000 bt   In 1883 two German brothers of the name Grimm, unrelated to the gruesome fairy tales, established the Grimm Vineyards and Wine Vaults and hence a winemaking tradition in the upper Napa Valley.   PEOPLE The vicissitudes of Prohibition …

SMITH MADRONE VINEYARDS AND WINERY

Smith Madrone Vineyards and Winery 4022 Spring Mountain Rd. Saint Helena, CA 94574 (707) 963-2283 www.smithmadrone.com   38 ac – 48,000 bt   PEOPLE An ambitious 22 year old Stuart Smith purchased a 200 acre property in Napa’s Spring Mountain District while still attending UC Davis’s viticulture program. He named it in honor of his …

BRICK HOUSE WINES

Brick House Wines – Snail Award 18200 Lewis Rogers Ln. Newberg OR 97132 (503) 538-5136 brickhousewines.com   30 ac – 48,000 bt   How many winemakers can say they used to “throw it back” to Walter Cronkite on the CBS Evening News? Doug Tunnell is the only one. Tunnell was a highly regarded news reporter …

DREW

Drew – Snail Award 9000 Hwy. 128 Philo, CA 95466 (707) 895-9599 www.drewwines.com   7 ac – 36,000 bt   Jason Drew and his wife Molly purchased a 25 acre apple farm on the extreme Mendocino Coast in 2004 with the hopes of carving out a little piece of California to interpret into wine.   …