Explore the art of Oregon viticulture as three iconic winemakers discuss the risks and rewards of this unique and captivating region.
Lynn Penner-Ash – Founder and head winemaker of Penner-Ash Wine Cellars. After working in Napa for Stag’s Leap, Lynn was hired at Rex Hill in 1988, becoming the first female head winemaker in Oregon. In 2005 Lynn and her husband Ron designed and built their sustainable, gravity flow Estate winery surrounded by Estate vineyards.
Erik Kramer – Director of Winemaking for WillaKenzie Estate. A 13 year veteran of the Willamette Valley, Erik joined WillaKenzie after crafting highly acclaimed wines for Domaine Serene and Adelsheim.
Adam Lee – Founder and head winemaker for Siduri. Over the past 20+ years, Pinot Noir specialist Adam has attained a cult like following for his Siduri wines and a reputation as one of California and Oregon’s top winemakers.
ModeratorJann Cotter, CWE, CWS, Certified Sommelier