Willamette: The Pinot Noir Auction would not be possible without the generous contributions of our 2020 sponsors.
BECK FAMILY ESTATES
Launched in 2019, the Beck Family Estates portfolio represents singular wineries in the upper tier of their categories, which also support the company’s broader mission of sustainability. The company is the exclusive importer for two South African wineries: the acclaimed méthode champenoise house Graham Beck, and Steenberg Vineyards, the oldest registered farm in South Africa’s Western Cape. The company’s two Oregon wineries are located in Willamette Valley’s Yamhill-Carlton AVA and include Angela Estate in Dundee and the forthcoming Abbott Claim, which will launch in 2020.
DREYFUS, ASHBY & CO.
Of all the acclaimed wines in the world, what lifts some to a higher level? We believe it's family. We believe in the passion and pride that flourish when father and sons work the same soil and grapes for generations. In that rich history and traditions passed from mothers to daughters in sun-draped vineyards. In these family owned vineyards, fine wine weaves itself into your culture, your beliefs, your DNA.
These are the wines Dreyfus, Ashby has sought out, hand-selected and exclusively imported for more than 60 years. Grab a glass and enjoy––from our family to yours.
NORTHWEST DISTRIBUTION & STORAGE
We have been the foremost wine storage facility in the Pacific Northwest since 1994, providing a secure, licensed and bonded, temperature-controlled facility offering storage, comprehensive DTC fulfillment, labeling and repack services. We have the Northwest’s most extensive consolidation program utilizing our own fleet of refrigerated trailers and network of partner carriers.
SOUTHERN GLAZER’S WINE & SPIRITS
Southern Glazer’s is the world's preeminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company. Our mission is to exceed all expectations of our trading partners with outstanding sales, service and results, through innovative strategies, unmatched relationships, cutting-edge technology and the industry's best trained and most talented team.
YOUNG’S MARKET COMPANY
Founded in 1888, Young’s Market Company is the premier distributor of wines, spirits and select beverages in the western United States. Young’s employs more than 3,000 people and operates in 10 states. Young’s is committed to representing client partners with professionalism, adding value to customers, creating a culture of respect among employees, and having a positive impact on people’s lives in the communities where Young’s operates.
DIAM, partnered with G3, offers consistent cork closures with unbeatable mechanical performance and sensory neutrality. Available in different choices ranging from Diam 2, 3, 5, 10, and 30, Origine by Diam® 10 and 30 for still wines to Mytik Diam for sparkling wines.
CADUS is now one of France's leading cooperages. Although an ardent defender of French cooperage, its traditions, methods and style, the company also produces innovative, modern solutions to meet new client requirements. CADUS employs more than 30 professional coopers and has a support team managing purchases, wood stock and client relationships.
DAVISON WINERY SUPPLIES
Davison Winery Supplies is family owned business that has been serving the Yamhill County area and beyond for nearly 100 years, providing the Pacific Northwest with top quality products and industry leading supplies for winemaking needs. Since 1996, Davison has grown into an 11,000sqft warehouse supplying everything from stainless steel fittings to yeasts, wine barrels to bottling line equipment and custom consultation.
GALAXY WINE COMPANY – WILSON DANIELS
Founded by Bob Liner and Matt Elsen over 20 years ago, Galaxy Wine Company has grown to become recognized as one of the Northwest’s most influential importers and distributors of wine. We proudly represent a catalog filled with exceptional wines and distinguished producers from around the globe including an unparalleled selection of the Willamette Valley’s finest estates.
KEN WRIGHT CELLARS
Established in 1994, in rural Carlton, Oregon, Ken Wright Cellars is devoted to showcasing the inherent quality of selected vineyard sites. With a clarity and breadth that is unequaled by other varieties, we believe Pinot noir best expresses the character of these sites. Rather than stamping wine with a varietal trademark, Pinot noir is the ultimate vehicle for conveying the aroma, flavor and texture of the location in which it is grown. Ken Wright Cellars produces a single vineyard Pinot Noir from 13 different vineyard sites in the Northern Willamette Valley.
MITCHELL WINE GROUP
The Mitchell Wine Group was founded in 2004 with one mission: to be the best independent wholesaler of fine wine in the state of Oregon. Our chief endeavor is to provide superior customer service to our growing list of clients. Though we pride ourselves on our comprehensive portfolio of wines at all price points, our greatest asset is our employees. The Mitchell team is highly experienced and can guarantee you the best service in Oregon.
OREGON WINE SERVICES
Oregon Wine Services is the premier DTC fulfillment, wine storage, and wine transportation company in the Pacific NW offering service to the majority of wineries in the state. With our new customized Microsoft Enterprise software system, wineries can view and transfer inventory and place their own fulfillment, wholesale and will call orders right in their account. We have three strategically located warehouses in McMinnville, Tualatin (Portland) and Medford.
From the company’s inception in the 1950s, Perlo Construction has been built on the hard work and integrity of a premier group of construction professionals who are known for their efficient and fair business practices. Our longstanding prominence as a local commercial general contractor has helped us develop a strong network of relationships, resulting in substantial repeat business and success in a very competitive industry.
The families of A to Z Wineworks bought REX HILL in 2007, reducing production almost 80% to focus on only the highest quality wines. Using hand-picked, hand-sorted grapes and small French oak barrels, REX HILL wines compose less than 3% of A to Z’s total production, the crème de la crème from sustainably farmed vineyards in the Willamette Valley. REX HILL is one of the original LIVE-certified wineries and owned vineyards are farmed following biodynamic principles. REX HILL consistently offers authentic wines that are balanced, complex, rich and delicious. Named a 2017 Wine Advocate Extraordinary Winery in the Americas.
Saverglass is the leading global player in the market for Premium and Super Premium bottles. Its production tools and expertise are used to manage significant volumes of orders while meeting the specific needs of its customers for special and short runs. This technological expertise, the quality of its services and its capacity for creation place Saverglass in a unique position on the market.
SAALFELD GRIGGS P
Saalfeld Griggs is a respected business law firm with clients in Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond. Founded in Salem in 1932, the firm is large enough to handle complex litigation and business transactions, yet small enough to develop close working relationships with its clients. The 29 lawyers at Saalfeld Griggs are organized into specialized practice area teams. Our team of wine, beer, and cider attorneys helps clients navigate the legal landscape from start up through a sale or generational transfer. The team lives and works in the Mid-Willamette Valley, home to prime vineyard land, skilled winemakers, and numerous award-winning breweries and cideries.
Trisaetum is a family-owned and operated winery located in the heart of the Ribbon Ridge AVA. Trisaetum’s dry-farmed fruit comes from founders Andrea and James Frey’s three estate vineyards: a 22-acre vineyard in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA, a 17-acre vineyard in the Ribbon Ridge AVA, and an 8-acre vineyard in the Dundee Hills AVA. Founder James Frey is also the winemaker, crafting Trisaetum’s wines in the winery located at the Ribbon Ridge Estate outside Newberg.
HAGAN HAMILTON INSURANCE
Whether we are consulting on insurance options, assisting with a claim, or helping our clients navigate the complex tapestry of insurance carriers, we approach every situation with the question, “How can we best help our clients?” We listen closely, interpret carefully and deliver our recommendations with the broad perspective our clients need to make an informed decision. The result? Our customers come away feeling confident and empowered, with the peace of mind that they made the right choice.
IRVINE & CO.
Irvine & Company, LLC has been specializing in the wine industry for over three decades. With more than 200 winery and vineyard clients located throughout the western states, our dedicated team of over 25 professionals is well-versed in all aspects of the wine industry. If you are interested in learning more about how we can successfully partner together, please visit us at www.irvinecpas.com.
NORTHWEST FARM CREDIT SERVICES
Northwest Farm Credit Services is a 100-year-old financial cooperative providing loans, crop insurance and related services to farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, commercial fishermen, timber producers and rural homeowners throughout the Pacific Northwest. Northwest FCS is a member of the $320 Billion Farm Credit System, the leading provider of credit and related services to U.S. agriculture and rural communities.