Mom, Harvest 2014 is over.

2016-07-15T21:43:12+00:00March 4th, 2015|Blog|

Hi Jean - just letting you know that yesterday we finished putting the very last barrel of Pinot noir into our small winery and it's full of fragrant barrels from this bountiful, beautiful harvest of 2014. 158 barrels of Pinot noir, 30 barrels of Chardonnay and Martha's White (the blend [...]

Maresh Vineyard: Oregon Grand Cru

2016-07-15T22:00:04+00:00March 4th, 2015|Blog|

Wine writer Katherine Cole names Maresh Vineyard as one of Oregon's Five Grand Cru Sites of the Future in a recent article on Wine-Searcher. With Burgundians arriving in droves, Katherine Cole considers which Oregon vineyards have the potential to be the equivalent of a Burgundy grand cru. She states: "Converted [...]

Oregon Wine Industry Founder’s Award

2016-07-15T21:37:39+00:00March 4th, 2015|Blog|

Jim & Loie Maresh Honored as Pioneers The highlight of the 2015 Oregon Wine Symposium awards dinner was the presentation of the Founder's Award to Jim and Loie Maresh for their sustained contributions to the Oregon wine industry's success. Accepting the award, Jim Maresh spoke of the struggles to establish [...]

Maresh Vineyard Views July 2014

2015-04-27T16:33:43+00:00July 24th, 2014|Blog|

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Kudos for Arterberry Maresh Chardonnay

2016-07-15T21:58:02+00:00July 21st, 2014|Blog|

Thank you K & L for the review of our Chardonnay! Here's what they said: Arterberry Maresh's vineyards are located fairly high up in the Dundee Hills, at about as high as vines are planted in this AVA, around 800 feet above sea level. After selling their fruit for some [...]

Vineyard News & Mulberry Memories, June 30, 2014

2016-07-15T22:02:54+00:00June 30th, 2014|Blog|

Hi Jean! Good morning from me. The vines are looking beautiful, lush, and green. Jose is finishing up removing laterals (shoots that come out from the fruiting canes but bear no fruit and take energy away from the canes with clusters) and some leaves on the east side of the [...]

Maresh Vineyard Update, June 26, 2014

2014-06-30T23:01:41+00:00June 29th, 2014|Blog|

Hello from Maresh Vineyard and the Maresh Family! Savor the smell of this now summer rain. So far it's pleasant and when the red hills soil gets slightly saturated but still tractor-able we'll continue to clean cultivate as the ground cover between the rows The vines have thrived in this [...]

Steven Mikami, Out on the Tractor

2016-07-15T22:05:21+00:00June 9th, 2014|Blog|

Steven was out on the tractor last week clean-cultivating the Maresh Vineyard way. Update on the season: A vineyard crew of 5 came this morning at 5:30 and they are finishing the last of cleaning the "heads" of all our vines and raising second catch wires (this weather has vines [...]