B Lab has recognized Oregon’s A to Z Wineworks as a ‘Best Overall’ company in its annual assessment of certified B Corporations. Fewer than 200 companies globally achieved this designation, which is conferred to organizations which meet the highest standards of ethical and sustainable business. Continue »
A to Z Wineworks celebrates 15 years of offering ‘Aristocratic Wines at Democratic Prices’ with Bubbles, a new pink wine. One of Oregon’s top-selling wine brands, A to Z officially launches Bubbles in the recently expanded winery during anniversary celebrations in August. Continue »
In our second year of supporting bee health research with a portion of our sales from the A to Z Riesling, we are excited to announce that Oregon State University's Honey Bee Lab & the Xerces Society will be receiving the funds to purchase new equipment and further their research. Continue »
As our fourteenth harvest gets underway here at A to Z Wineworks, we are also excited to share that we were recognized (for the second year in a row) by B the Change media as a top B Corp in 2016! We like it when grapes and good news go hand-in-hand. Continue »
The effects of water on tannin levels in grape development - Part four: How does this help us understand dry farmed sites?
In February I had the pleasure of speaking at the Oregon Wine Industry Symposium on a panel talking about grape and wine tannins. Anna Matzinger, Steve Price and I wanted to clarify what tannins are, how their levels in wine affect texture and structure of the wine, where tannins come from, the role of soil moisture on grape tannin levels and how harvest date affects quality of tannins. Part 4 explores how this whole series helps us understand dry farmed sites. Continue »