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Ayres Vineyard

Ayres Vineyard

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their winemaking philosophy:

We believe our wine has a soul. We believe our wine gives voice to the soil. We believe that our wine guides us as much as we guide our wine. It’s about reciprocity. It’s a relationship that begins in the vineyard, from the first sign of bud break to the last cluster harvested.

The Ayres Vineyard Winemaker

Brad McLeroy arrived in Oregon fresh from the retail scene, having just sold his highly successful wine & spirits store. In Portland he worked for a small wholesale operation which specialized in boutique European wines.


Ayres Vineyard Lewis Rogers Lane Pinot noir 2014

This is our "Goldilocks" of the Ayres Pinot noirs -- is just right! Beautiful dark berries for the heart of this wine, whi...



$33.95 Regular

Ayres Vineyard Pinot noir Perspective 2014

Silky smooth and ultra showy. Dark berries, violets, Provencal herbs, flecks of cinnamon. Approachable now - in fact you'...



$29.95 Regular

Ayres Vineyard Pinot noir Willamette Valley 2014

As Ayres says, “dollar for dollar, this is the richest Willamette Valley wine you’ll find!” Ayres is a winery that continu...



$21.95 Regular

Ayres Vineyard Pioneer Pinot noir 2014

A serious Pinot but not lacking in joyful exuberance (thanks to the forwardness of the vintage), its blackberry and bluebe...



$38.75 Regular

Hazel Hill Pinot Noir 2013

This brand new second label from Ayres is the definition of a Tuesday night wine. Bright, refreshing re...



$17.95 Regular

More About Ayres Vineyard

After a year of selling at the wholesale level, Brad was given the opportunity to work as the Cellarmaster at the famed Domaine Drouhin in Oregon. That is where Brad honed his winemaking skills, under the direct instruction of the Drouhin family. But in May 2005, the opportunity of a lifetime surfaced ~ the time was right for Brad to work full-time at AYRES Vineyard & Winery. His commute? A few steps out his back door. Walk across the field and you will find yourself twelve feet underground in our winery. This way we are able to harness the earth’s insulating abilities. Stable and predictable cellar temperatures allow for slow, steady, and spontaneous fermentations.

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