Van Duzer Corridor AVA


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About

The Van Duzer Corridor is an anomaly in the Coast Range through which oceanic winds funnel into the Valley, creating a cooling effect that occurs as early as 2:00 in the afternoon. This breeze dries out the vine canopy and decreases fungus pressure, making the area highly attractive for grape growing and supporting sustainable practices by drastically reducing the need for fungus spray. As a phenomenon of wind protection, the grape skins thicken, leading to an abundance of anthocyanins (color) and tannin.

The buffering effect is highly noticeable and varies from one vintage to another. When nearby regions of the Willamette Valley face overly warm conditions, this area is usually slightly cooler. The opposite is also true; when the nearby regions of the Willamette Valley face below-average temperatures during the growing season, this area receives generous mild air from the ocean, tempering the cold. These combined effects allow for near-perfect growing conditions with highly consistent quality.

Within the 35.9 square mile triangle that composes the Van Duzer Corridor, nearly 1,000 acres are occupied by 18 commercial vineyards and 6 bonded wineries.
 
Van Duzer Corridor Wineries


 

Quick Facts

Established: 2019 Wineries: 6
Tasting Rooms: 6
Vineyards: 18
Total Area: 60,000 acres
Planted Area: 1000 acres
Most common grape varieties: Info coming soon

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These two will be coming in from the rain for one last tasting this Sunday by appointment only. DM for a time slot.

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Final blend check for the 2018 Pinot noirs...in the backyard.
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Our Annual Star-Spangled Warehouse Sale!

Take advantage of some pretty amazing deals on some great wines while supplies last!

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2007 Three Barrel Estate Pinot Noir johanvineyards : Fave Vintage + Storytelling + Sunday’s Best.

Nose : Bramble-berry + Clove + Anise

Taste : Fresh Acidity + Cranberry Cherry + Smooth Tannins + Long Warm Finish

Our fall club pickup was yesterday. A sensory delight indeed. Thank You anlynhsn + dagsundby for making our weekend brighter and immensely more delicious. Savoring our experience a bit longer with a library wine. Drink now and be delighted, cellar and be equally delighted I’m sure of it !! 🖤Tawn
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2018 Pétillant Naturel Grüner Veltliner johanvineyards : Hope + Warmth + Comfort.

Nose : Pineapple + Minerals moving to Apples + Baking Spices

Taste : Spritsy + Creamy + Tart + Layered Flavors + Grapefruit Pith + Tropical Fruits

This zesty biodynamically farmed Pét-Nat has us reminiscing of better days. Memories filled with connection, family, baking and communing. On our last visit Dag shared he looks forward to pairing this wine with a fresh baked apple pie. We couldn’t be more in alignment. Looking forward to sharing at table somewhere soon!! 🖤Kidd
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2018 Ribolla Gialla from the very wonderful human beings Ross and Bee Maloof. .
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It's no secret how much I love what's going on in Oregon these days, and maloofwines is one of the big reasons why. This comes from the Johan Vineyard in the relatively new Van Duzer Corridor AVA, with all that cool Pacific Ocean breeze. .
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Not a lot of Ribolla Gialla in the US (not really a lot in Italy either), but I feel like this really highlights what they've got goin on at Maloof Wines - orange and clove, big round mouthfeel, plenty of acid to keep it from being flabby, and a beautiful herb and honey finish. Paired with Indian food like a pro. .
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Biodynamic farming, minimal intervention, simply gorgeous wine. .
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320_wine, because of course. .
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Cynthian Vineyards garden is getting prepped and will start planting in a couple weeks. 🌱🌎 #garden #gardening #winery #grapes #wine #pinotnoir #gamay #oregon #plants #vanduzercorridorava #greenthumb #vines #vineyard #earth #spring #springtime ...

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Grape vines have Lignified . The stems have become woody within the cell walls. This will help protect them from the cold winter freezes that are coming to the Pacific Northwest this winter. #lignify #winery #wine #vineyard #vines #oregon #vanduzercorridorava #winter #plants #carbonfootprint #pinotnoir #gamay #amazing #earth #freeze ...

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Skid steer operating instruction time. Not 2 years old , but I feel she is ready. #winery #wine #grapes #tractorjockey #vanduzercorridorAVA #farmer #vineyard #granddaughter #willamettevalley #oregon #family ...

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Alright, I need this trailer.🤷🏽‍♂️ Get this baby hatched . #pinotnoir #wine #vineyard #winery #bird #nest #oregon #gamay #vanduzercorridorava #goosenecktrailer #cool #spring ...

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3-Bin Grape tote trailer to help with 2020 Harvest. Be here before we know it 🤷🏽‍♂️#wine #willamettevalley #winery #grapes #vineyard #northstartrailer #trailer #harvest #oak #tool #winter #vanduzercorridorava #winetasting #oakbarrels #hauling #amazing #planet ...

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Angled end post installation for new Gamay area. #winery #vineyard #wine #grape #layout #oregon #vanduzercorridorava #winter #planting #cool ...

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Oregon oak trees that are over 100 years old. We have a lot of them and some with more character than others. #winter #oaktree #tree #oak #oregon #winery #vineyard #grapes #vines #gamay #pinotnoir #vanduzercorridorava #faillawines #photography #sunshine #willamettevalley ...

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2018 Maloof Wines Beddia Bianco

Maloof Wines is a fun, lively, and somewhat exploratory winery established in 2015 by husband and wife duo Ross and Bee Maloof. Situated in Forest Grove, Oregon, Maloof produces single vineyard wines mainly with often overlooked white grape varieties sourced from their estate vineyard No Clos Radio or other vineyard partners. Before crafting these wines, Bee worked in the aerospace industry as a materials science engineer and Ross gained a penchant for winemaking first after working in dining establishments and later working a harvest in the Willamette Valley. As wacky as some might consider the wines (particularly after reading some of their entertaining tasting notes), the end goal is to produce fun, lighthearted wines through minimal intervention in order to showcase each unique vineyard site and its farmers.

The 2018 Beddia Bianco is deep hazy gold/amber in color, actually reminiscent of an apricot. I must say this was a tough wine to taste at first, namely for the fact that upon first whiff you feel like you are about to enjoy an effervescent wine that really is not. Perhaps it’s the way this leaps from the glass with clean veracity and precision… Nonetheless, the nose does reveal captivating aromas of orange marmalade, marzipan, apricot, white florals, honey, finely crushed stone, and brioche. There’s some barnyard there too upon opening, but it largely blows off. Moving to the palate, I travel further into the adventure with notes of peach, yellow apple, melon, stone fruit, banana laffy taffy, snap pea, mineral, yeast, and lightly buttered toast. The wine is medium- to full-bodied with medium (+) acidity into a well-rounded long finish, leaving one both perplexed and yearning for that next sip. This is a very fun and weird wine. 81 cases produced.

85% Chardonnay, 15% Pinot Gris; 12% ABV

Price: $32. This is a tough wine to discuss in regards to value, but I assure you that I cannot recommend it enough for the adventurous side of wine. Wines like this provide remembrance of the uniqueness, broadness, and power of the wine world which can help break up our often mundane tasting experiences.
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Fall is moving in quickly at Cynthian Vineyards. Cover crop is down, starting to sprout. Water system is drained and has been winterized . Time for our Vineyard to drop its leaves 🍃 and the roots are starting to store energy for next years vintage. #wine #winelover #pinot #vanduzercorridorava #vineyard #winery #fall #oregon #sunrise #gamay #leaves #pinotnoir #grapes #life #amazing #photography #pictures ...

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Sunset on the baby Gamay plants. Amazing summer day in the Van Duzer Corridor #grapes #wine #Gamay #pinot #vineyard #sunset #oregon #vanduzercorridorava #oak #oaktree #farming #sustainable ...

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Gearmore sprayer has been serviced, flushed, greased and ready to go into the back of the barn . #harvest #wine #grapes #pinotnoir #summer #oregon #vanduzercorridorava #vineyard #winery #plants #earth #planet #sprayer gearmore ...

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Oh👏 my👏 goodness!!! We’re so grateful to work for such an excellent wine company. After more than two decades of winemaking together, in our beloved Willamette Valley, Bryan and I are able to completely focus our energies on crafting the finest wine, from the very best grapes we can possibly grow, complemented with fruit we bring in from our many years of cultivating meaningful relationships with our dear wine grape growing farmers. These kinds of accolades are by no measure the most important thing about making great wine together. These awards, for the three wines we make, from the two varietals that have created the world-wide renown garnered to our Oregon AVA, is humbling and gratifying. #criticschallengeinternationalwinecompetition #banfiwinesusa #pinotnoir #pinotgris #willamettevalley #viticulture #rosé #rainstormwines #greatwinebeginsinthevineyard #vanduzercorridorava #eolaamityhillsava #willamettevalleywine #pacificrimandco ...

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Wine Wednesday news. Contract signed havlinvineyard. Who’s ready for syrah? 🍷😋📄#oregonsyrah #parrawineco #wvcommunity #latinoownedbusiness #vanduzercorridorava #oregoncultwine #latinowinebrand #oregonwineindustry #dallasoregon #grapecontracts #willamettevalley ...

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View from the hot tub 🤷🏽‍♂️ starting the new year right 🎉#winery #vineyard #wine #winetime #winelovers #vine #grapes #pinot #gamay #winter #vanduzercorridorava #sunrise #photography #image #sun ...

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Baby Gamay soaking up the last bit of sun the other night. #sunset #wine #winery #vines #vineyard #oregon #summer #harvest #plants #photosynthesis #vanduzercorridorava #growth #sky ...

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