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Tour Alloro Vineyard in the Willamette Valley with Owner and Winegrower Dave Nemarnik.
Alloro brings Old-World allure to Oregon, just 30 minutes southwest of Portland.
The 80-acre estate is a bucolic homage to Italian tradition, from its iconic Tuscan farmhouse and culinary gardens to the heirloom sheep that graze the vineyard cover crops.
Alloro is Italian for laurel a salute to David Nemarnik's Italian / Croatian heritage, and the Laurel Ridge site itself.
Holistic agricultural practices and respectful stewardship create terroir-driven wines showcasing purity of fruit with a clear sense of place.
This is Episode #68 of Understanding Wine with Austin Beeman