VOLUME 9, ISSUE 24
May 5, 2013
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Cork Dork Etude: Inspired Wines of the Carneros the Gardener: Got Organic Grapes? Bravium: Relish the Acidity Rivers-Marie: 2010 & 2011 Reflect the Challenges of Farming on the Edge Dunstan Wines from Durell Vineyard Foursight Wines: Family Excels with Pinot COBB Wines: No Wine Before Its Time Sips of Pinot: Wines Tasted Recently Rosé and Chardonnay: Recently Sampled Wines Pinot Briefs
Iris Vineyards is owned by native Oregonians, Pamela Frye and Richard Boyles. Chalice Vineyard at Iris Hill was planted in 1996. The family lives on their 870-acre family estate overlooking Iris Vineyards. A winery was built on the estate with a 25,000 case capacity, opening with the 2008 vintage.
The winemaker is Aaron Liberman who has over a decade of experience in Oregon winemaking. The portfolio of wines includes Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
A tasting room in Cottage Grove, Oregon is open Monday-Friday.
The brand is nationally distributed. The wines are reasonably priced and also sold through the winery's website store.
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