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Ken’s 2022 Vintage Harvest Letter

  Mother Nature never ceases to amaze.   When one’s business is farming, you are by necessity acutely aware of and impacted by every subtle change in the weather. You feel the shifts  Continue Reading »

Great Northwest Wine of the Week: 2021 Willamette Valley Chardonnay

  Ken Wright Cellars 2021 Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $38 August 30, 2022 by Great Northwest Wine   The Wright family creates this Chardonnay from two of their estate sites — Haakon Lenai Vineyard, a Dundee  Continue Reading »

New Scores of 2019 Vintage from Wine Spectator!

We believe Pinot noir is the ultimate vehicle for conveying the aroma, flavor and texture of the location in which it is grown. These two Yamhill-Carlton AVA sites are deeply rooted in ancient  Continue Reading »

The History of Pinot Noir in Oregon: A Ken Wright Interview

Megan Stypulkoska February 22, 2019   Oregon’s Willamette Valley has become one of America’s leading wine-producing regions. With more than 20,000 acres of vineyards and over 400 bonded winemakers, this AVA has come  Continue Reading »

A Master Class in Oregon Pinot Noir with Ken Wright

Written and Produced by Austin Beeman June 8, 2022 There are some people in the wine business that bring a level of knowledge to the craft of winemaking that goes far beyond what  Continue Reading »

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