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Brad and Chris begin a meandering jaunt around the varietals planted at Illahe Vineyards, beginning with Grüner Veltliner. How did this varietal come to be planted on the slopes of Mount Pisgah? Special guest appearance from Bethany Ford.על ידי Illahe Vineyards
 
To say that 2020 was a year out of the norm would be, at best, an understatement. The wine industry had its fair share of tragic loss, expected lows and unexpected highs. Brad and Chris review the year as seen from the winery; from the pandemic and tariffs to online sales and celebrity wines.על ידי Illahe Vineyards
 
Transporting wine has always been a challenge for producers and traders. Wine is prone to spoilage and is very sensitive to fluctuations in temperature, humidity and pressure. In this first installment of a two-part episode about wine transportation, Brad and Chris discuss the origins of wine transportation and how this challenge was overcome.…
 
Farming with horses is a challenging task. It is a slow process. Parts can very difficult to acquire. It can be dangerous for both the horses and the people. In this episode Brad and Chris discuss the history and current involvement of horses at Illahe Vineyards and describe some important lessons learnt along the way. Thanks to Michael Reilly for …
 
Taking a quick break from harvest, Brad and Chris sit down to discuss the challenges and rewards of the different physical tasks that are required on a vineyard and winery. From the smell of fresh cleaning products in the morning to avoiding severing a digit whilst picking, these tasks can all be immensely satisfying if done correctly and can pose …
 
The harvest is upon us in the Willamette Valley and the extra work load requires extra team members. Each year, we are joined by a crew of hardworking and passionate people from across the country who are looking to learn about winemaking and gain experience in the industry. This season we are joined by Kyle, Remi, Jordan and Bronson who bring a wi…
 
After receiving a great listener question, Brad and Chris dive into the subject of oak barrels. Storage and maturation of wine is essential to the winemaking process. Whilst a myriad of vessels have been developed over time, the oak barrel is a design classic that has been a fundamental asset to winemakers since Ancient Rome. This episode looks at …
 
What is Oregon wine, exactly? Brad and Chris discuss the origins and identity of the state's wine and try to connect the dots to link the area's rich geological history with a regional wine style, if there is such a thing. European wine growing regions developed regional wine styles over many centuries. Will New World growing regions such as the Wi…
 
What does it mean to be a hipster, and what wines do they want to drink? Brad and Chris are back in studio to reveal all. The episode also unveils the world's first official Hipster Wine 100-Point Scale®. Use the grid below to score your own wines for hipsterism: 100-point hipster wine scale: 10 points = Small producer 10 points = Auteur winemakerd…
 
Today we talk all about the 1899 Pinot Noir, made without any electricity or modern machinery. The wine was due for a racking, and so we rolled out the bike pump and recorded a series of interviews with Brad, Ryan, Bethany, Nathan and Ted who shared their experiences and impressions about the process and the wine.…
 
Red wine vs white wine: the showdown. In this holiday episode recorded pre-4th of July, Brad and Chris flip a coin to take sides in a debate of the ages: red wine or white wine? In this grueling encounter of disputation and rebuttal peppered with fascinating facts and pub ammo factoids, the truth is brought courageously to light and we are all able…
 
(disambiguation): This episode is about block-designate wines. For UK post-Britpop indie rock, you might want to keep searching. Today we recorded our blending trial for the 2019 Percheron Block pinot noir. Though being sourced from a single site in the vineyard, block-designate wines are pieced together from a number of lots from various combinati…
 
Spraying is evil! Isn't it? In this tenth anniversary episode, Brad and Chris tackle the often neglected subject of pest management and disease pressure. There are many strategies to reduce the development and effects of pests and diseases in the vineyard, and almost all approaches involve some form of spraying. Most growers rely on it in some form…
 
Brad and Chris explore the incredible process of photosynthesis. The ability of plants to convert light energy into chemical energy through the synthesis of foods from carbon dioxide and water is the single-most important chemical process on planet earth, providing our otherwise barren rock of a planet with the food and oxygen necessary for the exi…
 
Harvest is an intense period of activity at the winery where long hours of repetitive physical labor can often result in team members doing silly things that turn into great stories. In this episode of Look At Wine, Brad and Chris sit down with Nathan, Elliot, Mason, Ted and Bethany to dig up some memories that come to mind when discussing our favo…
 
Chris and Brad discuss the process of tasting wine as a winemaker. Tasting wine as a consumer is all about enjoyment and when tasting as a trade professional, this task takes on the responsibility of assessing style and quality. In the cellar, however, tasting is often centered around the identification and prevention of faults. What is a winemaker…
 
On a rainy Spring day in the Willamette Valley, Brad and Chris take a look at weather and climate. How do they affect wine quality? How do rain and drought affect wine style and quality? What happens if it rains at harvest? Is vintage variation something to embrace or avoid? What technological tools do winemakers have at their disposal to manipulat…
 
Brad and Chris are joined by associate winemaker Nathan to discuss all things fermentation. Are native fermentations worth the effort? What does whole cluster fermentation achieve? Do you have to pay more attention to primary or malolactic fermentation? What do enzymes do? What happens when fermentations go wrong?…
 
Brad Ford started out at Illahe Vineyards with a wooden basket press for his pinot noir. In need of a new solution to press white and rosé must, he added a 1970s German membrane press and later a more updated pneumatic bladder press. In this second episode of Look at Wine, Brad and Chris discuss the merits and challenges of these different press ty…
 
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