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We drove nearly 1,500 miles in 4 days to acquaint ourselves with Sonoma wine country and interview our first group of winemakers in California. Despite starting off rough (late start, hail, snow, standstill traffic, rain) conditions improved so that by Sunday afternoon the sun came out and we were able to enjoy fascinating stories, hospitality […]

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When Michael Amigoni of Amignoi Urban Winery told folks he was growing French varietals like Chardonnay, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot on the Missouri plains, many didn’t believe him. He was advised by the “experts” time and time again against planting these European varietals, urged instead to plant the hybrid varieties that are more […]

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Vino Veritas: An American Wine Movie is our current feature documentary project. We’ve been filming in Washington and Oregon, and we have plans to start moving to the Midwest, Southwest and California as we capture stories of winemakers and their passionate pursuit of sunlight in bottle form.

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While working on our feature doc, Vino Veritas, we had the chance to meet Mary Olson, owner of of Airlie Winery. Mary treats her guests like family, and nothing shows this better than the annual Starry Starry Nights campout where she invites her favorite customers for a night of music, wine and community. Kegan Sims […]

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As we combed the streets of Corvallis during the annual Rhapsody in the Vineyard wine walk, my partner-in-crime Kegan Sims pointed out to me that three of the greatest fears of modern humans include public speaking, being on camera and asking strangers for money. We just experienced all three as we passed out postcards on […]

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