The Northern Willamette Valley is Oregon's most recognized appellation for cool climate wines, and it is in the northern part of this valley where the finest vineyards are found. Wines of the Origin Series are a reflection of the unique climates, geographical features, and growing conditions that embody each distinction region where we source our grapes. Preservation of place is essential to our winemaking philosophy, and in accordance to our environmental principles, all of the vineyards we work with are at a minimum certified sustainable.
At a breathtaking elevation of 1600 feet, grower Ken Johnston's Silver Lining Vineyard is the highest in
the Willamette Valley. Planted to Germanic white varieties rarely seen in the Americas, exotics such as Siegerrebe, Madeleine Angevine and Madeleine Sylvaner thrive along-side better known stalwarts Gruner Veltliner and Gewurztraminer. The resulting wine is a beguiling medley of indescribable aromas and intense flavors. This vineyard is in Organic transition.