Extras

Brewery Tour at McMenamin’s

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Mash Tun – grain is fed into the top

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Kettle

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Fermentation Tanks – aren’t they cute?


Brewery Tour at Widmer

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Bags of Grain

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Fermentation Tanks – they have windows!

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Hop Varieties – they don’t smell so great!

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Winery Tour at WillaKenzie – September 2015

Vineyard View

Vineyard View

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Outdoor Gathering Area and Tasting Room Exterior

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Old Tasting Room – Love this bar!

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Fermentation Tanks

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Sorting Table – This is on the mezzanine above the fermentation tanks

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Gravitational Flow – grapes are sorted on the mezzanine and sent to the next level where fermentation happens

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Barrel Room – On the bottom floor

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Barrel Label – This details the wine (the PN PL in this case is pinot noir Pierre Leon – very tasty!) and when it was barreled.

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Bottling Room – Most wineries don’t have their own bottling room. There’s a truck (or trucks) that goes around and bottles – very cool!

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Cold Storage – Sometimes the grapes need to be harvested and they don’t have space or staff to sort and process them all in a timely fashion. They’ll store them here in cold temperatures to stop the fermenting process.

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Here’s me with the gorgeous vineyard and rolling hills of Ribbon Ridge behind me.

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Set up for a private tasting event!

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New outdoor fermentation tanks being delivered!

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Watching them unload these with the crane was fun!

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