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January 11, 2017

Oregon and sustainability go together like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. When tasting wine around the Willamette Valley, terms like Biodynamic, Salmon . . .


November 3, 2016

Another stunning Willamette Valley vintage is in the books. The 2016 vintage comes on the heels of the opulent . . .



October 26, 2016

The reality of time adds profoundly to our experience with wine. In the winery itself, time helps. . .


August 29, 2016

Scientific discovery has enabled winemakers to improve their craft significantly. Prior to the 1860s, brewers and winemakers didn’t know that yeast fermented wine. Fermentation was nearly magical, which may . . .



July 11, 2016

Within the broader Willamette Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA) rests six sub-AVAs. These smaller AVAs represent specific geographic and climactic areas that produce wines unique to that place.


June 6, 2016

Yeast, the converters, create the wine we all enjoy. These single-celled fungi feast upon sugars, and release CO2 and alcohol in exchange. Without yeast, we would drink super-sweet grape juice from our beloved Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines. However, thanks to yeast, we instead relish the complex, intoxicating aromas and flavors of wine.



April 22, 2016

Many of us have experience pulling corks (or twisting a cap), pouring a glass of wine, and then kicking back to enjoy an evening. Many can improve this experience by adding a step prior to pulling the cork—store your wine well.


March 17, 2016

Fullerton Wines aspires to provide the wine community with authentic, engaging, and fun experiences. To this end, Fullerton Wines has recently started the Fullerton Wine Course. The invidual sessions of this expansive course offer attendees an engaging and intimate experience. . .


November 17, 2015

Fullerton Wines proudly announces the release of Three Otters wines, a new label produced by the Fullerton family. By early 2014, the Fullertons had successfully launched the core family brand, Fullerton Wines. The vinous treasures crafted under this label embody the best of the Willamette Valley with grapes sourced from acclaimed vineyards. While proud of the quality and progress ...


October 28, 2015

Why have and do humans consume wine with such reverie and adoration? Why should we continue? For millenia, wine has captivated the minds and palates of many who have drunk from its cup. Historically, most wine drinkers enjoyed wine despite flaws, such as over-oxidation (wine transitioning to vinegar). Today, we can be thankful that when we put our noses in a glass we will delight in the aromas, ...


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