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Overview of Mount Pisgah AVA Wine Region

Background Some of the best grapes in Oregon are grown in Mount Pisgah in Polk County, which is perfectly positioned for grape growing. The mountain was created as a sea floor volcano 65 million years ago, and it has since been forced up out of

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Overview of Chehalem Mountains AVA Wine Region

Background The wine region of the Chehalem Mountains delivers wines of considerable complexity and intrigue because of the diversity of its heights, soils, and features[1]. The wines from the chilly climate and limitless combinations of soils and elevations are produced, with their distinct structure and

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Overview of Laurelwood AVA Wine Region

Background Situated on the northern slopes of the Chehalem Mountains AVA, the 33,600-acre Laurelwood District American Viticultural Areas (AVA) includes Cornelius, Scholls, and Sherwood. The iron-rich Missoula Flood loess soil, which contributes to the distinctive character of the wines, sets this AVA apart. Considering that

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André Tchelistcheff: The Maestro of American Winemaking

André Tchelistcheff: The Maestro of American Winemaking The world of wine is full of remarkable stories, and one name that shines brightly in its history is André Viktorovich Tchelistcheff. Born in Russia in November 24, 1901, Tchelistcheff’s journey took him from the battlefields of the

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Paul Draper: The Visionary Winemaker Behind Ridge Vineyards

In the world of wine, certain individuals leave an indelible mark on the industry, reshaping perceptions and pushing boundaries. Paul Draper is one such luminary, a California winemaker who has dedicated his life to crafting exceptional wines and championing the concepts of “terroir” and “balanced

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Francis Ford Coppola: Master of Cinema and Wine

Francis Ford Coppola: Master of Cinema and Wine

When you think of Francis Ford Coppola, you likely envision his remarkable contributions to the world of cinema. He is indeed one of the most influential figures in the New Hollywood filmmaking movement of the 1960s and 1970s, boasting a collection of prestigious awards, including

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Overview of Laurelwood AVA Wine Region

Background Situated on the northern slopes of the Chehalem Mountains AVA, the 33,600-acre Laurelwood District American Viticultural Areas (AVA) includes Cornelius, Scholls, and Sherwood. The