Dear Friends, Happy August! How can that be?? Regardless, I hope this finds you safe, healthy and hopeful! This week marked a milestone in our cellar…the last bottling of the year! While the work in the cellar never stops, COVID did throw it’s own wrench into our plans. At the beginning of 2020, we had… Continue reading 💪 Superman and Wonder Dog 🐾
Dear Friends, I hope this finds you safe, healthy and hopeful! For the past 15 years, this Sunday, the Sunday of the International Pinot Noir Celebration, would find me and hundreds of others exhausted after the 3 day celebration. Exhausted, in a good way. It is a true celebration of the love of Pinot Noir,… Continue reading A Life Lesson Turned Tradition
Dear Friends, I hope this finds you safe, healthy and hopeful! This week you get to hear from the two most influential men at Brooks as well how to take advantage of the best we offer! Enjoy! Pascal Update (part 2) Last week, I updated you on Pascal in Paris. This week, let’s hear it… Continue reading A Letter From Paris and Reveals On Our Winemaker
Dear Friends, I hope you had a restful and safe 4th of July. It was nice and quiet here with just my husband and kids. I actually took the day off work which was nice! Back at it now. I have a powerful story to share with you. I hope you enjoy! Our Role To… Continue reading An Inspirational Story Is Not Enough!
Dear Friends, Happy Father’s Day to all! I hope everyone is safe, healthy and celebrating your dad or celebrating being a dad or grandfather or all of the above! In honor of fathers at Brooks, I want to share a great story with you about our Estate Vineyard, some thoughts about dads from our team… Continue reading 💕 For The Love of Dad! 💕
Dear Friends, Thank you all for your responses last week. I am happy to report that many of our team completed the course developed by Starbucks and Arizona State University on To Be Welcoming https://tobewelcoming.com/. Note, this course is complimentary so if you have a business or other groups that you want to share it… Continue reading Let’s Celebrate Dad!
Dear Friends, My daily mantra is “head down, work hard and worry about what you can control.” Often, there are instances that arise that pull me out of that mode and teach me what I don’t know. The most recent prompt for action came from this email last week. This quote is so fitting for… Continue reading Let’s Do Better
Dear Friends: Time seems to be going faster and faster as we are all starting to reopen. Please error on the side of caution. The safer we are, the more successful we will all be. Brooks will be opening up by reservation only on June 1. A separate email will go out to share the… Continue reading Party Crashers!
Dear Friends, I hope this finds you safe and healthy. The grounds (above) at Brooks are blooming! The world is beginning to reopen and let’s hope that businesses and patrons are thoughtful and keep everyone’s safety as the top priority over sales. We are part of the Phase 1 re-opening in Oregon effective May 15th.… Continue reading A Partnership Working For Current Times
Dear Friends, I hope this finds you safe and healthy. Some of you may be in states where reopening has begun. I hope this is going well. Happy Mother’s Day I am very blessed to be a mother of two wonderful children, Emily, 22 and Ryan,18. And I am not being boastful by saying “blessed”.… Continue reading The Sum is Greater Than Its Parts