Dear Friends, I hope this finds you enjoying a wonderful Sunday! I returned to Long Beach this weekend to see my son. The reason for my visit was to bring him his cat. He wanted to wait a month until he was settled in his routine with school. This week he called and said he… Continue reading Action You’ve Taken To Be Proud Of In 2020
Dear Friends, Happy Sunday! I hope you are safe, healthy and enjoying the start of Fall. It is my favorite season. I am happy to announce that our new air purifying system has been installed in the Tasting Room and on the Deck. As we move into a colder season, I am proud to have… Continue reading The Declaration of Interdependence
Dear Friends, I hope this finds you all well, safe and happy. Thank you for all of the birthday wishes. I had a lovely day. Join me in hoping for the fires to end in the Napa Valley. It is unbelievable that this region has been devastated by more fires. It is such a beautiful… Continue reading Sparkling and Our Investment In The Virtual Future
Dear Friends, I hope this finds you all well, safe and happy. With all the challenges in 2020, I want to focus on celebrating today. So let’s start with celebrating the rain we had in Oregon last week. It is helpful to the firefighters. Our hearts continue to go out to everyone affected by the… Continue reading Things To Celebrate
Dear Friends, I hope this finds you all well, safe and happy. Our hearts continue to go out to everyone affected by the fires and to the hardworking firefighters trying to get the wildfires contained in Oregon and across the west coast. It was another challenging week in the Willamette Valley under very hazardous air… Continue reading East Facing and New Tastings
Dear Friends, To start, our winery and our team are safe. We hope that you all are too. We are so grateful to our fire fighters and first responders. Our hearts are with all affected by these fires up and down the west coast. My last email to you last week about the anniversary of… Continue reading Pulling Myself Up By My Bootstraps!
Dear Friends, I hope you have had a wonderful, safe week. Hopefully you are taking a pause and enjoying Labor Day weekend. This weekend, for the last 16 years, has always been emotional. Our founder, my brother Jimi, passed away on September 4, 2004, the Saturday of the long weekend. You can find my recollection… Continue reading You Are A Shining Star
Dear Friends, I hope you have had a wonderful, safe week. And to all of you near fires and hurricanes, I hope you are safe. 2020 is unbelievable. I returned back to California from Oregon. It was a 10 hour drive. It was heartbreaking to drive through the smoke and see all the fire damage… Continue reading Let’s Go Beyond Brooks!
Dear Friends, I sure hope this finds you healthy and well! On Thursday night we had some rain which is very rare in August in Oregon. The skies were beautiful. I captured the photo above as the sun was setting but lit up Mt Hood between two sets of clouds. You are looking east across… Continue reading A Magical Time Of Year
Dear Friends, I sure hope this finds you healthy and well! I took a big leap this week and made the 10 hour drive to the Oregon. It is hot up here and has been a busy few days already. I wanted to share some photos with you. The ones above was my sunrise this… Continue reading Friends, Wine and Laughter
Dear Friends, I hope that you have had a good week and everyone remains healthy and safe. The movie trailer, above, is a special telling of the Brooks story and other winery owners and their journey into the wine world. About half the film is the story of Brooks with so many of Jimi’s friends,… Continue reading A Movie and A Scintillating Wine
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 🐾