Brooks Stories


Dear Friends, What an exciting week at Brooks! Our six harvest interns are settled in and have completed their first 15 hour day yesterday! We received Muscat from Muska Vineyard and Gewurztraminer from Oak Ridge Vineyard early in the week. The photo above is receiving our first pinot noir of the vintage. And what made…


Dear Friends, I hope this finds you safe and healthy. Always looking for the good news, we were honored this week to announce that we were named, for the second year, one of the Top 100 Wineries in the World by Wine and Spirits Magazine. Wine & Spirits is the only major wine periodical without…

Tuna and Temperance

Dear Friends, I hope you have had a great week and enjoying a relaxing summer. I hope too you are staying safe from COVID. The weather is bringing lots of challenges to farming and our hospitality. It is supposed to be over 100 for three days again this week. If we aren’t pivoting from COVID,…
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Meet the JBs and Hear About Vintage 2021

Wine Club members from Oklahoma and friends. Nice to meet them in person after so many Zoom Wine Club happy hours! And I LOVE they are coming back two more times before they leave town!

Pairings, People and Planet

Dear Friends, It was a great first week of being reopened. As you can imagine, the demand for reservations is higher than ever. It has been great to see so many friends again. Reservations are required and if you are looking for a weekend spot, booking a week in advance will be the best option!…
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Happy Independence Day

Dear Friends, Happy 4th of July! I hope this finds you surrounded by friends, family, and your 4th of July traditions! It was a big week in Oregon. We have reopened. Having restrictions in some capacity for 16 months, made me reflect on so many things that had to be thought about during COVID. It…
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