Arterberry Maresh’s Wine Advocate Reviews

Here at the Maresh Red Barn Tasting Room, we are celebrating the great reviews we received from The Wine Advocate’s Neal Martin. Reviewing 556 wines, Neil Martin, Oregon wine reviewer for Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate, gave the top 95-point score to only one wine: Arterberry Maresh Maresh Vineyard Pinot noir 2014. He scored only eight wines 94 points, one …

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Arterberry Maresh Fall 2016 Wine Club Wines

  Arterberry Maresh 2014 Juliard Pinot Noir $58 The 2014 Pinot Noir Juliard Vineyard has a sultry bouquet, more backward with oyster shell, marine-like scents coming through. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp tannin, very well balanced with brown spices developing towards the finish that fans out with confidence. There is everything you can want in an Oregon 2014 Pinot …

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Planting the New Vineyard Block

Hi Jean – It was good to see you during our planting of our newest, and first block since 1983, of Chardonnay. Thank you for taking pictures of this new vineyard planting on our farm – we haven’t planted a new vineyard block for over 20 years so that day was a special one for me and I appreciate your …

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Our Warm, Dry Summer

Red Jory dust and dry golden field with ripening grapes, July 15, 2015 Happy greeter at the front door of the Red Barn, hot summer day reflecting on the shiny rhododendron leaves.

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Summer is time for a visit to Maresh Vineyard

The weather is gorgeous on Worden Hill Road at the tasting room! Come enjoy the weekend with new flavors, old vines, and beautiful views. photo by Alex Wallace

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Maresh Vineyard Bloom Time, Vintage 2015

Hi Jean – These last two weeks have been the very best for bloom time of our vineyards. Yes, we had the thunder, the lightening, and heavy rains from those hard clouds from the southwest of our hills two weeks ago but the little grape clusters-to-be still were tight in their little green beads. Now those little green beads of …

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Native Bees Return!

They’re back! Hi Jose – just got another new swarm of bees on the farm. Just this afternoon I heard more buzzings and all around Block 13/14 were lots of bees….bees, bees. They finally settled down on Row 3, Vine 7 of Block 13. I am sure they are temporarily here but will take pictures of them as they continue …

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Oregonian Article about Maresh Vineyard

A Dundee Hills name to know this Oregon Wine Month by Katherine Cole, Oregonian 5-20-2015 Today the Oregonian published Katherine Cole‘s article about Dundee Hills winegrowing pioneers. It focuses on our family. Excerpts and a link to the complete article below. “I’ve been thinking about one vineyard in particular because earlier this year, the Oregon Wine Board honored two of …

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Honey Bees in Transition, Jim Senior

Hi Jean – I am sending you some pictures that Alex took of the once-hived tree branch on my old cherry tree…the cavity is now mostly empty…except that there are some bees coming back to the old wine barrel I put out last week (with a little sugar water atop) and they seem to be very interested in exploring the …

jeanHoney Bees in Transition, Jim Senior