Archive for the Tag 'Portland Oregon'


Portland Oregon’s Annual Rose Festival + Oak Knoll Winery’s Annual Wine label art contest

Oak Knoll Winery’s Annual Wine label art contest for Portland Oregon’s Annual Rose Festival was unveiled on April 25 in downtown Portland. Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it also takes a community to sponsor an annual festival that fosters complete pride by all members of its neighborhood. This is what […]


Reconnecting with a Grandmaster ~ Richard Mansfield

Back Story When I was working at Belvedere Winery in the 1990s, Richard Mansfield was hired to be the winemaker for Bradford Mountain Winery. As colleagues go, I adored Richard; because, besides educating me, he could really make me laugh. One instance was when we both traveled to Oregon to participate in a road show […]


The Zen of Oregon Wine

[Mt. Hood: taken while flying into Portland, OR] I just can’t get enough of Oregon. One of my dearest friends in life, Greg Lint, is the president of Oak Knoll Winery, and he keeps me so connected. Years ago, when I was working for Belvedere Winery, Oregon was one of the states where I sold […]


Can’t Wait for the uww, Because the www is So Exciting

Image via Wikipedia When I was a kid, we had a Pen Pal feature in my local newspaper. Being someone who loves to write, I signed up for having my name and address printed, to see what I’d get for pen pals. Once it was featured, I had about 50 incoming letters (at 10, that […]