Dear Friends, I hope you are all healthy, safe and making the best of these times. The jury still seems to be out on whether some restrictions will be lifted in certain locations. Hopefully, we will get good guidance so that we can actually begin to move forward without significant setbacks in health or livelihoods.… Continue reading To B or Not To B?
Dear Friends, As we navigate through this current time, hopefully we are finding silver linings. They help to bring us hope and to find good during difficult times. Hopefully you are already finding some. I know i am! For those of you that don’t know Pascal, I want to introduce you to a silver lining from… Continue reading A Silver Lining
Dear Friends, Alas, we cannot run now, we are mandated to do the opposite. I hope this finds you all doing as well as possible and HEALTHY during this time. Every once in a while I have a Jimi connection. On occasion, I meet someone that knew him, I hear a story about him or… Continue reading Somedays We All Want To Run Away
Dear Friends, It was a much more productive week as we continue to navigate through these times. My key takeaway and the reason for the Circle of Community theme is that getting through this is all about our relationships–with you, our wonderful supporters, our trade partners in restaurants and retailers though out the US and beyond,… Continue reading The Circles of Our Community
As an adjective, “badass” is defined as: Tough, uncompromising, intimidating. At Brooks, we have built our brand around our commitment to Riesling. So why do we think these terms best describe this noble grape?
The list of the Top 100 was released Friday, September 20th. It was then that we found out that of the Top 100, 36 were from the US, NINE of which are from Oregon! So proud of our Oregon wineries for representing so well!
I arrived at his house in McMinnville around 10pm. It was filled with people, the vast majority of which I did not know. Overwhelmed and anxious, I looked for, and finally found, Pascal and his mom, Bozena.
Jimi, my brother and our founder, developed his passion for making wine in the Beaujolais region of France from 1990-1995. I always knew that his time there was extremely important to him, but had no context, local color, or stories to share.