At Home in a New Rhythm: 2021 Gamay
A lot has changed in the months leading up to today’s release of 2021 Color Collector Gamay. At times, I felt like I might be on a...
Lila + Lore
Say hello to the long-awaited Lila + Lore, two carbonic Gamay Noirs made for summer sipping.
New Gamay Est Arrivé
New Gamay is here at last! The new release blends a single reserve puncheon barrel of 2019 Gamay with a single puncheon of 2020. While a...
The Best Storyteller
This is a story about a walk in the woods, an encounter with a mushroom, and what it taught me about my purpose as a winemaker. In our...
Learning the Winds and Changeable Ways
But plough not an unknown plain: First you must learn the winds and changeable ways of its weather.
Viva Voce: The Story of a Field Blend
That’s the idea. This living word. This word of mouth. This living history. And I feel like what I’m getting to do here is apply that concep
When I first began The Color Collector, I could not have imagined that it would involve moving into an off-grid tiny house on a remote piece
I have been thinking a lot about trust when it comes to winemaking. Even in light of everything we've learned since 1857 when Louis...
The Deep Dive
Sometimes, when you stand on life's high dive long enough, something comes along that pushes you right into the deep end. No matter the...
Before Oregon and winemaking school, I retailed fine wine at a small shop in Jackson, WY. Here was born the dream that emboldened me to...