Harry Peterson-Nedry, of Ridgecrest Vineyards in Yamhill County, said he initially anticipated a 40-60% decline in yield due to frost damage. Instead, harvest came in closer to 90% of normal.
“I’m personally very pleased at this point,” he said. “What could have been a disastrous year because of the freeze is not much different from a normal year.”
OREGON WINE, WHAT WE’RE DRINKING 2018 Ridgecrest Gamay noir Michele Francisco, 4 days ago 0 1 min read . 2018 Ridgecrest Gamay noir Ridgecrest Vineyards Ribbon Ridge Willamette Valley Oregon 13.8% alcohol Screwcap closure 244 cases produced Dry farmed grapevines (meaning not irrigated) Color: Opaque royal purple Bouquet: Earth and fruit aromas all blend harmoniously …
OREGON WINE, WHAT WE’RE DRINKING 2017 RR Riesling Michele Francisco, 22 hours ago 0 2 min read . 2017 RR Riesling Ridgecrest Vineyards Ribbon Ridge Willamette Valley Oregon 12.5% alcohol Screwcap closure 119 cases produced With clean, simple and stylish packaging, this Riesling is a real winner inside and out! And don’t let the screwcap …
The catchphrase “Women in the Room” became an overwhelming name choice when Francis, along with friend and confidant Anna Matzinger, co-owner and winemaker at Matzinger-Davies Wine Company, started an all-women’s wine tasting group. The two recruited Wynne Peterson-Nedry, winemaker of 00 Wines, RR and Ridgecrest Wines. The trio then reached out to Gina Hennen, winemaker at Adelsheim Vineyard, Kate Payne-Brown, winemaker at Stoller Family Estate, Luisa Ponzi, co-owner/winemaker of Ponzi Vineyards, and Penner-Ash.Read More