Category: Wine

Dukes Pond 0

Dukes Pinot – A Family Affair

We made our first trip to Dukes Family Vineyards in the summer of 2015. Dukes has a beautiful spot in the Eola-Amity Hills of the Willamette Valley. In 2015 we tasted in their small building overlooking their pond. As the picture indicates, the small tasting room allowed for beautiful views...


Diving into the Diploma

A couple weeks ago I opened a surprising, to me, email. You see it was congratulating me on passing my WSET Level 3 Award for Wine with Merit. Don’t get me wrong I was very excited to not only pass but get by with Merit. I had taken the Level...

View from Lange winery 0

My Wine Journey

Welcome to my journey in wine. While my first experience in visiting wineries happened in 2008 in the Tuscan countryside. My passion for wine really begun on our first trip to the Willamette Valley of Oregon in 2011. Since then we have made six trips back to the rolling Dundee...