My Latest in Wine Business Monthly: Oregon Wine Symposium 2019

Wine Business Monthly: More than 2,000 wine industry professionals attend Oregon Wine Symposium By L.M. Archer Portland, OR. – More than 2,000 Oregon wine industry professionals gathered on February 12 and 13 for the annual Oregon Wine Symposium, held at the Oregon Convention Center in downtown Portland. Hosted by the Oregon Wine Board (OWB) and […]

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Got SIP! McMinnville Wine & Food Classic 2019 Wine Competition Winners?

Sip! McMinnville Wine & Food Classic 2019 Wine Competition Award Winners Announced Surprise Oregon Wine Country Wine Garners Gold It’s Official: Best of Show Stuns All-Star Panel It’s a small-town event with global appeal, right in the heart of Oregon Wine Country. Now in its 26th year,  the SIP! McMinnville Wine & Food Classic takes […]

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Got SIP! McMinnville Food and Wine Classic 2019?

It’s official! Delighted to announce that I’m a returning judge at SIP! McMinnville Food & Wine Classic Wine Competition. This year’s wine competition takes place on January 19, 2019 at The Barberry in downtown McMinnville, Oregon. There, I’ll join an all-star panel of wine experts as we taste through over 200 premium  Oregon pinot noirs […]

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The Hedonistic Taster: Troon Vineyard

  The Hedonistic Taster Troon Vineyard – Applegate Valley, Oregon by L.M. Archer “Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer The Hedonistic Taster provides an intimate format for sharing industry trade sample tasting notes with readers. Please enjoy this edition featuring Troon Vineyard, a biodynamic […]

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The Hedonistic Taster: Willamette Valley Holiday Edition

The Hedonistic Taster Willamette Valley Holiday Edition by L.M. Archer “Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer The Hedonistic Taster provides an intimate format for sharing industry trade sample tasting notes with readers. Please enjoy this special holiday edition, showcasing the wines of Oregon’s […]

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My latest in Wine Business: ¡Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir Wine Auction Raises More Than $1 Million for Vineyard Worker Healthcare Foundation

¡Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir Wine Auction Raises More Than $1 Million for Vineyard Worker Healthcare Foundation The two-day event and auction raised a record amount for the Tuality Healthcare Foundation. by L.M. Archer Dundee, OR. – The Oregon wine community raised $1,055,000 at the 2018 ¡Salud! Premiere Oregon Pinot Noir Wine Auction this year, exceeding […]

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Breaking News: The Family Coppola Acquires Vista Hills Vineyard in Oregon’s Dundee Hills

Breaking News: My inaugural story in Wine Business Monthly: The Family Coppola Acquires Vista Hills Vineyard in Oregon’s Dundee Hills by L.M. Archer   The Family Coppola has closed on the purchase of Vista Hills Vineyard in Dundee Hills, Oregon, a landmark acquisition that allies two respected wine families, expands borders, and underscores the company’s commitment to […]

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My Latest Cover Story in Oregon Wine Press: Bubbling Brew – Sparkling bewitches Oregon industry

Bubbling Brew Sparkling bewitches Oregon industry By L.M. Archer Sparkling wine demands time, toil and treasure. It’s also seductive as hell. Just ask Oregon winemakers. Already renowned for premium Pinot Noir, the state now threatens to outshine other wine regions in bubbles. Many ascribe this burgeoning fizz fame to a far-flung band of passionate winemakers […]

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