VOLUME 9, ISSUE 46
August 25, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Charles Heintz Vineyards: Getting to Know Winegrower Charlie Heintz and the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah from His Very Special Vineyard Lucienne: Very Special Pinot Noir from the Santa Lucia Highlands Formaglini Vineyards Sips of Recently Tasted Wines A New Wave of Outstanding Print Wine Magazines Pinot Briefs Winemaker Up Close & Personal Paul Clifton, Director of Winemaking, Hahn Estates
Michael and Gwen Purdy acquired the winery in 1996, which is surrounded by orchards of apples, cherries, pears and more. Multiple varietals are offered including Pinot Noir.
The Purdys own a macadamaia nut orchard and chocolate factory, Island Princess Chocolates and Confections, in Hawaii.
The tasting room is very popular and offers a popular Sunday brunch. In 2011, the winery received a Gold for Best and Friendliest Staff from the Statesman Journal Best of Mid-Valley awards. The tasting room is open daily in Salem, Oregon.
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