February 8, 2024

The 2020 Lost Vintage: Willamette Valley Fires & Wine Impact

2020 is associated with the pandemic and a worldwide shutdown. It’s also the year when the Willamette Valley fires occurred, leading to many vintners, vineyards, and wine grapes being affected by the smoke. In fact, the smoke from the wildfires impacted most of the area’s winemakers. According to the University of Oregon, 62% of Willamette Valley grape growers […]

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Miljenko "Mike" Grgich

Miljenko “Mike” Grgich: Crafting a Legacy of Excellence in Californian Winemaking

Miljenko “Mike” Grgich is a legend that has transcends time and geography, leaving an indelible mark on the wine industry. The Croatian-American winemaker’s journey from the picturesque coastal region of Dalmatia, Croatia, to the vineyard-laden landscapes of California is a testament to passion, perseverance, and a relentless pursuit of winemaking excellence. In this post, we

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