From the soil, to the vine, to the bottle
  • Who We Are

    The gold WildAire Triskele is the Celtic sign for Wind, Water, and Earth. It represents our Irish heritage, and commitment to sourcing grapes from sustainable growers, and to produce food friendly ultra-premium wines.

    Our Winery is located off of Laughlin Rd in the picturesque Yamhill Carlton AVA, in the Willamette Valley.  We produce single vineyard Pinot Noirs,  as well as Tempranillo, Syrah,  and several aromatic whites.

  • Latest News

    Today’s Recipes

    This is a conglomerate of two recipes:  Cranberry Fig Chutney and Beets.  The two go surprisingly well together.  The chutney gives the beets a bit of sweetness and Pinot Noir flavors that soak up the earthiness of the beet. The recipe for the chutney comes from Epicurious.com who copied it from Bobby Flay’s Bar American Cookbook.  […]

    Wintertime in the Cellar

    I’m often in the cellar tasting through our wines in barrel this time of year to monitor the aging process. Part of the aging process is a secondary fermentation in barrel that dramatically changes the mouth-feel and perceived acidity. Malolactic Fermentation (MLF) converts the harsher tasting malic acid to the softer lactic acid by a strain […]

    94 Points from The Prince of Pinot

    Our 2012 Shea Vineyard Pinot Noir got a 94 from the Prince of Pinot.  Here are his reviews for all of our 2012 Pinots: 2012 WildAire Shea Vineyard Yamhill-Carlton Willamette Valley Oregon Pinot Noir 14.2% alc., pH 3.72, TA 0.55, 72 cases, $45. Harvest Brix 24.5º. 100% Wädenswil clone from Block 25. 100% de-stemmed, 7-day cold […]

    Recipe for Brazilian Cheese Pop-overs

    My husband and I were hosted by our friends Becky and Chris recently at their lovely new home in Lincoln City’s Roads End.  Since Matt and I are both gluten-free and dairy-free, Becky found this recipe that makes these fun “cheese” pop-overs, using tapioca flour and soy cheese.  They are wonderful!  Matt has been busy […]

    Oregon Wine Reserve Tasting

    Please join us this Saturday, November 8th, from 1-5pm at the Oregon Wine Reserve in Lake Oswego for an afternoon of tastings paired with delectable bites.  This amazing facility is both a private club and a high-end wine storage facility with humidity and temperature controlled wine lockers for rent.  We will be pouring Gewurztraminer, Shea, Timothy, […]