Producer Profile


Once a successful proprietor of a prestigious cheese and wine shop, Alex faced a crucial juncture where he had to choose between his dual passions. As he grappled with this dilemma, feelings of division and confusion consumed him. One fateful day, while riding the bus home, he was struck by an unsettling realization—he exuded the unmistakable aroma of funky cheese, despite his efforts to cleanse his hands meticulously. In that moment, clarity dawned: he was destined to make wine. Embracing a philosophical approach, Alex views himself as a shepherd guiding grapes through the journey of controlled spoilage, allowing each wine to express its unique character without conforming to preconceived notions.

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Where The Wines Come From


In Oregon, USA, the wine scene is flourishing, particularly with a burgeoning interest in natural winemaking practices. Known predominantly for its Pinot Noir, Oregon's wine regions, including the Willamette Valley, offer a diverse terroir that fosters experimentation and innovation. Natural wine producers in Oregon embrace organic and biodynamic farming methods, eschewing additives and interventions in the cellar to allow the grapes to shine with authenticity. This dedication to minimal intervention results in wines that reflect the character of the land and the Pacific Northwest's unique climate, offering a taste of Oregon's commitment to sustainability and respect for nature in every glass.