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Certified Family Forest at Fairsing Vineyard

Compliance and Standards Fairsing Vineyard became a Certified Family Forest in 2013. Certification as a Family Forest requires compliance with sustainability standards established by the American Tree Farm System (ATFS). The ATFS is the largest and oldest woodland certification system in America. ATFS certified Tree Farms must meet eight standards of ecological and economic sustainable forest management. You may ask yourself why a vineyard became a Certified Sustainable Forest? The answer is obvious [...]

By |2021-11-16T13:51:41-08:00April 10th, 2021|Fairsing Blog|0 Comments

Fairsing Vineyard Sustainable Tasting Room

Fairsing Vineyard completed construction of a stellar wine tasting space in 2015. Central to the design and construction was an environment where friends could experience our wines and expansive views. Throughout the project we worked alongside many local artisans and specialty contractors whose expertise, diligence, and good humor were greatly appreciated from start to finish. Prior to construction, Fairsing had hosted a variety of tastings events in our vineyard. We noted many visitors [...]

By |2021-11-19T19:02:57-08:00April 5th, 2021|Fairsing Blog|0 Comments

Fairsing Vineyard Kestrel and Screech Owl Nesting Boxes

A few lucky kestrels or screech owls are about to find new homes inside the 80-acre Certified Family Forest at Fairsing Vineyard. Since January of 2016, Fairsing Vineyard has installed over twenty kestrel and screech owl nesting boxes. According to the National Audubon Society the population of the most common North American species of birds has fallen by approximately 70% since 1967 with the largest factor leading to this decline being loss [...]

By |2021-11-13T16:22:31-08:00March 31st, 2021|Fairsing Blog|0 Comments

2014 Fairsing Chardonnay Honored by Wine Enthusiast

The Wine Enthusiast December 2016 Buyer's Guide include review of our 2014 Fairsing Vineyard Chardonnay by Contributing Editor, Paul Gregutt. Awarded 91 Points, this wine was made by Robert Brittan from our estate-grown Dijon 76 and 95 selections. Harvested 9/20/14, this Chardonnay barrel-aged 10 months in French and neutral oak. Limited quantities available. To purchase, click here. "Deep gold, fully ripened and rich with tropical fruits, melon and peach, this is a wine for hedonistic palates and [...]

By |2020-04-24T15:24:47-07:00January 9th, 2016|Wine Reviews|0 Comments

Mid-Summer News from Fairsing Vineyard

It’s that time of year! The Oregon Summer and subsequent slow down of growth in the vineyard has arrived and provides us a great opportunity to review our 2014 growing season.   If you rewind the calendar eight months you will find that the vineyard "sleeps" throughout December and January and so do we! The remaining months of our calendar fill with work throughout the vineyard and with activities surrounding our wine business.  So when [...]

By |2020-04-24T15:23:56-07:00July 26th, 2014|Fairsing Blog|0 Comments

Hot Off The Press – Our Wine Labels

The 2013 harvest wrapped up in mid-October and since then our focus has been on the release of our first vintage - the Fairsing Vineyard 2012 Pinot noir. The entire process of getting this vintage from the barrel (where it aged 14 months) and into wine bottles has been interesting and we thought we would share a few highlights. The first and most crucial step has involved the design and approval of our label(s) for [...]

By |2020-04-24T15:24:10-07:00February 16th, 2014|Fairsing Blog|0 Comments

Harvest 2013

To write about harvest we really need to review the entire year in the vineyard, as harvest is a culmination of a year’s worth of growing events. We noted bud break on April 10th, which is one of the earliest we’ve experienced. May brought record-breaking rain to the Northern Willamette Valley, but it was appreciated after a dry start to the year. The summer was dry and warmer than normal, which set the grapes [...]

By |2020-04-24T15:24:21-07:00October 17th, 2013|Fairsing Blog|0 Comments