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Romping Through the 2021 Ken Wright Pinots

The winery tells me that all the 2021 single vineyard wines will be released over the next few months. Carter and Canary Hill may already have sold out. It’s worth a special salute  Continue Reading »

Paul Gregutt- Wine of the Week

March 3, 2023 | Wine of the Week Ken Wright Cellars 2021 Shea Vineyard Pinot Noir 94 points Now more than three decades since it was first planted, the Shea vineyard is as  Continue Reading »

Do Dry-Farmed Vines Make Better Wine?

BY STACY BRISCOE | Wine Enthusiast “Liquor is worth fightin’ for, but water is worth dyin’ for.” Such is an old adage Ken Wright, owner and winemaker of Ken Wright Cellars in Carlton, Oregon, remembers from when  Continue Reading »

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 »

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