Bradford, a level III sommelier, spent 12 years in the retail and wholesale wine industry managing a portfolio of 10,000 fine wines from around the world with an emphasis on high-end offerings from Bordeaux, Burgundy and Napa. As he globe-trotted, he kept an eye on the Texas wine industry.
Occupying a scenic hilltop in Oregon’s famous Willamette Valley, this 193-acre property is currently being offered as a large-scale agribusiness venture. Planted with over 100 acres of Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and a large grove of Montmorency cherries, the land is ideally situated within Willamette Valley’s Yamhill-Carlton District AVA.
Over the past 35 years, scores of individuals have established vineyards and wineries across Texas, some looking for an alternative crop for existing farmland, others pursuing a lifelong desire to operate their own winery.
We have a responsibility to steward and take care of the ground. For some this may be the yard at their house, for others it could be a 2,000-acre wheat pasture. For Chris Brundrett, it is the grape vines growing on his property in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.
The Garrett Estate Cellars in Olathe, Colorado, is among one of western Colorado's favorite wineries and vineyards. The winery has state-of-the-art winemaking equipment capable of producing up to 7,000 cases of wine a year, with award-winning varieties such as Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and white varieties of Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, and Gewrtztraminer.
Wine travel doesn’t have to mean a trip to France or Italy. There are thousands of vineyards and wineries waiting to be uncovered right here in North America. From the valleys of California to the fields of Quebec to North Carolina, wine destinations across the continent offer distinctive regional flavors, plus they’re easily accessible for a weekend getaway with your crew.
Who hasn’t secretly dreamed of opening their own vineyard? Pour yourself a glass of merlot or chardonnay and let’s learn all about starting your own vineyard.
Set atop the Dundee Hills American Viticultural Area (AVA), the eight-bedroom Le Puy is an established luxury bed-and-breakfast serving as an elegant and relaxing gateway to Oregon’s popular Willamette Valley Wine Region.
If you keep abreast of wine developments in the press, you’ll have noticed the latest trend polarizing opinion in the wine world: natural wine.
We sat down with Dry Farm Wines founder Todd White to discuss the rise of the natural wine movement in recent years and the benefits of these wines over their traditional counterparts.
Indulge your oenophile ambitions at this 40-acre vineyard and winery in the Chehalem Mountains AVA of Oregon's award-winning Willamette Valley wine region.
So you think you want to own a vineyard, do you? There is much romanticism in buying and/or owning a vineyard. However, let’s take a look at the facts so we can put some sense into the process.
Located on the fertile western slope of the Colorado Rockies within the state's West Elks AVA, 12-acre Hassett Vineyard was planted in the 1990s by renowned Colroado winemaker Steve Rhodes.
Ever dreamed of owning your own vineyard? How about this opportunity for a turnkey operation in southern California's San Luis Obispo? The 40-acre property hit the market on December 1, 2016, for $3.5 million.
According to Wine America, the association of American wineries, the U.S. wine industry was valued at close to $5 billion ...
In the heart of the Santa Maria Valley Wine Country and on the northernmost edge of Santa Barbara County, California, lies the famous Bien Nacido Vineyards.
With over 100 wineries, North Carolina's wine scene is booming. We preview three vineyards for sale in North Carolina.