Ribbon Ridge AVA

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Ribbon Ridge is a very regular spur of ocean sediment uplift off the northwest end of the Chehalem Mountains, containing a relatively uniform 5 1/4 square miles (3,350 acres) of land. Approximately 500 acres are currently planted on the ridge, within 20 vineyards.

The AVA is distinguished by uniform, unique ocean sedimentary soils and a geography that is protected climatically by the larger landmasses surrounding it. Paucity of aquifers forces most vineyards to be dry farmed.

Ribbon Ridge is contained within the larger Chehalem Mountains AVA.
Ribbon Ridge AVA Wineries


Note, the Ribbon Ridge AVA is the small green area in the greater Chehalem Mountains AVA (yellow)


Quick Facts

Established: 2005 Wineries: 10
Tasting Rooms: 11
Vineyards: 34
Total Area: 3,496 acres
Planted Area: 379 acres
Most common grape varieties: Pinot noir (68.3%), Chardonnay (1.11%), Gamay noir (0.7%)


Ribbon Ridge AVA


Today we pressed our first 2020 Domaine Divio Estate Pinot Noir ferment as a family.
Exquisite flavors!

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Harvest Skyscrapers. ...

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Another eerie sky at Domaine Divio tasting room, closed today.
Our thoughts go to all the people affected by the fires.
We are very appreciative of firefighters and first responders who work so hard to keep our communities safe.
We should be open on Thursday and look forward to hosting you again soon.
Please contact us to confirm our opening status as we will continue to watch closely air quality to allow for good tasting conditions.
Stay safe.

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Our son Louis finished harvest in Burgundy last week and just came back to start harvest on our Estate on Ribbon Ridge.
Two harvest seasons this year!
Welcome back to Oregon, Louis!

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Today’s picnic spot.
Reflection lake. Paradise. Mt Rainier. WA

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While véraison is almost complete in the Willamette Valley, harvest is just starting in Burgundy! ...

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Eerie sky right before harvest.
So sad to witness...

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We are delighted to share that winemaker Vince Vidrine will be a featured panelist at the 2020 Oregon Chardonnay Celebration Grand Seminar. The theme this year is “Born of Flood and Fire: Chardonnay from Ancient Soils.” Vince will be talking about soil types and geology in the Rogue Valley and how they contribute to the uniqueness of our vineyard site. Tickets to the Celebration are still available and can be purchased online at oregonchardonnay celebration.org.

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We have just released our 2018 Ribbon Ridge Pinot Noir and it is delicious!
It has serious dark red color and depth, the nose is typical of Ribbon Ridge with floral notes of fresh cherry blossom, mineral notes, cassis and pitted cherry. The flavors of orange and grapefruit zest shows upfront in the mouth, followed by blackberry, peppery fresh berries, fine grained tannins on and elevated finish of chocolate dipped strawberries.
Come and visit us at Domaine Divio to taste it. We are open 7 days a week; 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.

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Happy Wine Wednesday everyone! Here’s a big cheers to these 5 Oregon wineries who made the Wine Spectator Magazine’s top 100 wines of the year 2019 (I made the t-shirt I am wearing for a reason and it just so happens that where I was tasting this day and the specific wine I am drinking in this photo, made this list. Yes Cristom Vineyards congrats! Thank you for making superb wine):⠀

🍷At No. 35, 2017 Beaux Freres Upper Terrace Vineyard Pinot Noir, 96 points, Ribbon Ridge AVA. beauxfreres 🍷At No. 47, 2016 Brick House Vineyard’s 2016 Les Dijonais Pinot Noir, Ribbon Ridge AVA. brickhousevineyards 🍷At No 58, 2018 A to Z Wineworks Chardonnay (a great value here at $15 a bottle). atozwineworks 🍷At 73, Cristom 2017 Mt. Jefferson Cuvee Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley (This photo is from last spring tasting at Cristom Vineyards in the Eola-Amity Hills AVA.) cristomwine 🍷76: Penner-Ash Wine Cellars 2016 Shea Vineyard Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton AVA. pennerashpinot ⠀

🍇I haven’t had any of these specific featured ones, except the Cristom, but I have had different ones from⠀
these wineries and ALL amazing!

#oregonpinotsdoitbetter (link to t-shirt in my bio) ➡️ thedolcehunter⠀

#wineingtheworldinstyle wine_spectator #wineenthusiast #youcansipwithus

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A few more days before their passage to liquid life! ...

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Visiting Independence Gold Mine, AK, we found some gold! ...

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Jon pouring Gamay amongst some of the oldest plantings in the Willamette Valley. Interested in a tasting experience with us? We're just a vine away. ⁠
#ridgecrestwines 📷: : cheryljuetten

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Come celebrate National Rosé Day at Domaine Divio!
So proud to have received the highest score of 92 points for our Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Rosé in the latest Wine Enthusiast Issue, Editor's Choice.

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Yes! It is Friday already! That means the weekend is just around the corner. Relax and enjoy the view at Domaine Divio!
Tasting by appointment only on Tock.


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Relaxing in the Last Frontier. Moose Pass, Alaska. ...

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Happy International Pinot Noir Day from Domaine Divio with our 2017 Clos Gallia Estate and Toison d’Or Magnums! ...

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As of tomorrow, Friday May 15, the Domaine Divio tasting room will be open for you to come and visit us!

Join us for a tasting flight, a relaxing glass of wine, or even a bottle as you swap your quarantine stories.

Our staff have been briefed, trained and tested on our strict new safety measures to insure that you as our guests will have the safest and most enjoyable wine country experience possible.

Bookings are essential, and you can make your reservation by calling us at 503.334.0903 or emailing info@domainedivio.com

See you soon!

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Domaine Divio will stay open until 8:00 pm, on Friday, June, 19th, for this 1st evening "Summer Sunset with Pinot & Pizza". ********************************************
Enjoy artisan pizza with a glass of Domaine Divio wine, there is simply no better way to wind down from your week than sitting outside in the sunshine with us at an appropriate social distance.
Due to the extreme popularity of these events, seating will be limited and requires a reservation on Tock. ———————————————————-Cost: $25 includes a large pizza plus one glass of wine. Bottle purchase also available.
Time: 5:00 pm-8:00 pm

Please RSVP on Tock to secure your spot with us.

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Camping in style in Denali NP, Alaska. Perfect spot! ...

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Following safety and social distancing guidelines at Domaine Divio is synonym of an enjoyable experience tasting our beautiful Willamette Valley Wines.

Sara, our tasting room lead looks forward to hosting you as she tells you the stories of Bruno’s winemaking and the legacy of Domaine Divio. This is an experience you will remember time and time again.

Bookings are essential and you can make your reservation on Tock.

See you soon!

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On track for an amazing wine experience.
At Domaine Divio, we are always on top of our wine! 😉

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Rainbow shines on Domaine Divio’s first week of reopening! ...

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Rosa, rosae, rosam... Rosé all day! Cheers! ...

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We will enjoy some sunshine in our glass this weekend!
What is your plan?

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We often take for granted fresh air and blue sky.
Never appreciated it more than today.
See you very soon at Domaine Divio!

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A very Happy Mother’s Day from Domaine Divio! Though she may be far away today, she’s always in your heart. ...

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