Harry Peterson-Nedry purchased land to establish Ridgecrest Vineyards in what would later become part of the Ribbon Ridge AVA in 1980.
There were maybe 10 families making wine in the Willamette Valley before 1980. When each of these Willamette Valley pioneers came to the valley, they did not come with a pocketful of money. They came with dreams and optimism.Read More
Harry Peterson-Nedry of RR Winery and Ridgecrest Vineyards says, “The climate is as close to a bona fide cool climate as we can get in this era of climate change, which means gentle ripening with retained acidity and ripe — but not overripe — fruit, meaning balance. And that is key to aging. Older vines help also, having deep root systems that search for water and trace elements in the sedimentary and volcanic soils.”Read More
Join City Winery and six renowned winemakers, including our very own Wynne Peterson-Nedry in Boston and Harry Peterson-Nedry in New York, from different appellations of Oregon’s Willamette Valley for an intimate five-course food and wine pairing experience!Read More
Newberg,Ore. – This weekend, the fourth annual Willamette Valley Wineries Association WILLAMETTE: The Pinot Noir Auction raised more than $1 million, surpassing all previous records.Read More
There’s no denying that Willamette Valley has become the West Coast’s sweetheart wine region over the past 10 years.Read More