Ridgecrest

Winter Warmers January Sip 503 Tasting Event

January 14, 2020

When – Wednesday, January 15th from 5-7pm Saturday, January 18th from 2-5pm Sunday, January 19th from 2-5pm Where – Cellar 503, 4407 SW Corbett Ave., Portland, Oregon 97239 Hosted by Cellar 503 – This month we’re happy to be partnering with Watermill Winery, Jackalope Wine Cellars, RR Winery and Winter’s Hill Estate to bring you …
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Vintners: Oregon Wine Industry will have to Adapt to Climate Change

October 30, 2019

“The Willamette Valley isn’t a region that bakes the heck out of things and gives you big, forward, unidimensional wines,” Peterson-Nedry said. “Because we are in a cooler climate than most, we are a canary in the coal mine, so to speak. We see things earlier as far as climate is concerned.”

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The Willamette Valley wine pioneers – legends of the wine industry

October 4, 2019

Harry Peterson-Nedry purchased land to establish Ridgecrest Vineyards in what would later become part of the Ribbon Ridge AVA in 1980.

There were maybe 10 families making wine in the Willamette Valley before 1980. When each of these Willamette Valley pioneers came to the valley, they did not come with a pocketful of money. They came with dreams and optimism.

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