Areté at Iris Vineyards


Iris Vineyards 2020 Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir

The philosophy of Areté comes from Ancient Greece and refers to excellence of any kind. This philosophy guides the Iris Vineyards team to endeavor to excel at constant attention to their vineyard practices, wine quality, and hospitality. Their goal is to produce fresh, fruit-forward wines that honor the land and the full potential of the grape. Continue Reading →

DANCIN Vineyards Wine is Time and Place

DANCIN Vineyards

With a shared passion for dance and wine, Dan and Cindy Marca, owners and proprietors of DANCIN Vineyards migrated from Sacramento California to southern Oregon. Their vision was to create a new life for their family. “If a vineyard happened to find us, so be it,” Dan said. Continue Reading →

The Spirit of Alliance: Oregon’s Philosophy of Collaboration

Although grapes have been planted in the Oregon Territory as far back as 1847, the 1960’s and 70’s were a time of rebuilding after the end of Prohibition in 1933. more »