Archive for the Tag 'Amity Vineyards'


Tartan Wines and Scottish Roots

Tartan Wines and Scottish Roots … I’m going to start with Scottish Roots. You’ll perhaps understand why I was very curious when approached to taste Tartan Cellars’ wines. With the early help of a family member, and then with the help of the Internet, I’ve traced my roots. Making it somewhat brief here: Charlemagne (April 2, […]


Beran Vineyards, Willamette Valley, Oregon

During my recent trip to Oregon, dear friend Greg Lint (president of Oak Knoll Winery) wanted Jose and me to meet one of his sources for their lovely Pinot Noir grapes, and to see the vineyard where the fruit was being grown. Greg arranged a meeting with Bill and Sharon Beran, of Beran Vineyards. Bill […]